The stage is set for the 2015 NBA Playoffs. The defending champion San Antonio Spurs have been on a tear the last month and have positioned themselves to be able to defend their 2014 NBA Title. In the Spurs way will be the two surprise #1 seeds the Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks, who collectively dominated the regular season. Throw in LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the 2015 NBA Playoffs looks to be better than ever.
- Date: May 2015
- Teams: Golden State Warriors vs. Houston Rockets
The Western Conference is once again stacked from top to bottom heading into the 2015 NBA Playoffs. The Golden State Warriors have been practically unstoppable this season, behind the stellar play of Stephen Curry and come in as the #1 seed in the West. The Warriors will be joined by the defending champion San Antonio Spurs as favorites in the west, as the Spur look to reach their 3rd straight NBA Finals. But to say that every team in the Western Conference playoffs is dangerous would be an understatement. The Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, Portland Trail Blazers, Memphis Grizzlies all have championship caliber teams this season and all will be confident heading into the 2015 NBA Playoffs.
- Date: May 2015
- Teams: Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Atlanta Hawks
The Eastern Conference was surprised this season by the play of the Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks have been scratching at the door for a couple years now, but put it all together in 2015, winning more than 60 games and enter the 2015 Eastern Conference playoffs as the #1 seed. Joining the Hawks will be LeBron James and the revamped Cleveland Cavaliers squad looking to bring the NBA Championship home to Cleveland for the first time. The Chicago Bulls are also considered a favorite to make it to the Eastern Conference Finals, with superstar Derrick Rose returning from injury just in time for the playoffs. Throw in the Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards, Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics and the 2015 Eastern Conference Playoffs look to be as good as ever.