Predictions for the 2011 NBA playoffs

Our NBA experts weigh in with their picks for the playoffs.

Greg Anthony
Greg
Anthony
Kelly Dwyer
Kelly
Dwyer
Johnny Ludden
Johnny
Ludden
Bulls-Pacers Bulls in 5 Bulls in 4 Bulls in 4
Heat-76ers Heat in 5 Heat in 5 Heat in 6
Celtics-Knicks Celtics in 6 Celtics in 6 Celtics in 6
Magic-Hawks Magic in 6 Magic in 6 Magic in 5
Spurs-Grizzlies Spurs in 6 Grizzlies in 6 Spurs in 6
Lakers-Hornets Lakers in 4 Lakers in 4 Lakers in 4
Mavs-Blazers Blazers in 6 Blazers in 6 Blazers in 6
Thunder-Nuggets Thunder in 6 Thunder in 5 Thunder in 6
East finals Bulls over Celtics in 7 Bulls over Heat in 7 Bulls over Heat in 6
West finals Lakers over Thunder in 7 Lakers over Thunder in 7 Lakers over Thunder in 7
NBA Finals Lakers over Bulls in 7 Bulls over Lakers in 7 Lakers over Bulls in 6
Finals MVP Kobe Bryant(notes) Derrick Rose(notes) Kobe Bryant
Possible upset Blazers over Mavs Grizzlies over Spurs Blazers over Mavs
Marc J. Spears
Marc J.
Spears
Al Toby
Al
Toby
Adrian Wojnarowski
Adrian
Wojnarowski
Bulls-Pacers Bulls in 5 Bulls in 5 Bulls in 5
Heat-76ers Heat in 5 Heat in 5 Heat in 5
Celtics-Knicks Celtics in 6 Celtics in 7 Celtics in 6
Magic-Hawks Magic in 6 Magic in 6 Magic in 6
Spurs-Grizzlies Spurs in 5 Spurs in 6 Spurs in 5
Lakers-Hornets Lakers in 4 Lakers in 4 Lakers in 5
Mavs-Blazers Mavs in 7 Blazers in 6 Blazers in 4
Thunder-Nuggets Thunder in 5 Thunder in 7 Thunder in 6
East finals Celtics over Bulls in 7 Heat over Bulls in 6 Celtics over Bulls in 7
West finals Lakers over Thunder in 7 Lakers over Thunder in 7 Lakers over Thunder in 7
NBA Finals Lakers over Celtics in 6 Heat over Lakers in 6 Lakers over Celtics in 7
Finals MVP Kobe Bryant Dwyane Wade(notes) Kobe Bryant
Possible upset Blazers over Mavs Blazers over Mavs Blazers over Mavs