9. New York Knicks 1.5 GB
10. Cleveland Cavaliers 3.5 GB
9. Memphis Grizzlies 1 GB
Before We Get Started-The Spurs will be the No. 1 overall seed, and the Heat will finish No. 1 in the East. The Hawks will keep pace and retain the 8th and final spot in the East, while the Grizzlies will get past the Suns and take the No. 8 spot in the West.
1st Round- All of the top seeds will advance, no shockers here.
2nd Round- Miami will be pushed by Chicago, but will pull out a win in Game 7. Indiana will face similar struggles against Toronto, but will also win in Game 7. The Clippers will pull off a huge upset and take down OKC in 7 Games, while the Spurs will be tested, but defeat Houston in 6 games.
Conference Finals- Miami and Indiana will go the distance again, but the Heat will once again prevail in 7 games. The Spurs will finally show their age as the Clippers continue to shock the world and advance to the Finals in 7 Games.
The Finals- Miami will have entered attack mode at this point, but the Clippers will be ready. LeBron James will make some huge plays in Game 7, and the Heat will win their 3rd consecutive NBA title.
**- Clinched Division
*- Clinched Playoff berth