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RealGM's Predictions For The 2015 NBA Playoffs

by RealGM Staff Report

RealGM's writers each predict the entire NBA Playoffs and explain their picks to win the championship.

A Playoff Preview In Team Infographics

by Christopher Reina

Looking at the percentile rankings for every team in the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs in the critical categories of offensive efficiency, defensive efficiency, rebound percentage, assist percentage, three-point percentage and foul rate.

Draft Kings' $65,000 Playoff Fantasy Basketball Contest

by RealGM Staff Report

DraftKings is offering RealGM readers access to a free fantasy basketball contest on Saturday for the first day of the playoffs with $65,000 in prizes.

Leroux's NBA 2014-15 Regular Season Awards

by Daniel Leroux

Awards season can be both fun and frustrating because it creates some intriguing intellectual exercises but the overall structure leads to some deserving individuals not getting the accolades they deserve.

Gaming Out An Alternative Playoff Structure

by Daniel Leroux

In this alternative scenario, the top 16 teams make it regardless of conference and the top half of teams can choose their opponents among the bottom half, selecting in order of record.

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2015 NBA Playoffs Bracket

Opening Round
E1 Atlanta Hawks 0
E8 Brooklyn Nets 0
 
 
 
 
E4 Toronto Raptors 0
E5 Washington Wizards 0
 
E3 Chicago Bulls 0
E6 Milwaukee Bucks 0
 
 
 
 
E2 Cleveland Cavaliers 0
E7 Boston Celtics 0
 
W1 Golden State Warriors 0
W8 New Orleans Pelicans 0
 
 
 
 
W5 Memphis Grizzlies 0
W4 Portland Trail Blazers 0
 
W3 Los Angeles Clippers 0
W6 San Antonio Spurs 0
 
 
 
 
W2 Houston Rockets 0
W7 Dallas Mavericks 0
 
Conference Semi-Finals
 
- N/A -
- N/A -
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -
- N/A -
- N/A -
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -
Conference Finals
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -
NBA Finals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
- N/A -
- N/A -

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NBA Playoffs Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Apr. 18 at 12:30 PM
Washington 
Toronto
Apr. 18 at 3:30 PM
New Orleans 
Golden State
Apr. 18 at 7:00 PM
Milwaukee 
Chicago
Apr. 18 at 9:30 PM
Dallas 
Houston
Apr. 19 at 3:00 PM
Boston 
Cleveland
Apr. 19 at 5:30 PM
Brooklyn 
Atlanta
Apr. 19 at 8:00 PM
Portland 
Memphis
Apr. 19 at 10:30 PM
San Antonio 
L.A. Clippers
Apr. 20 at 8:00 PM
Milwaukee 
Chicago
Apr. 20 at 10:30 PM
New Orleans 
Golden State
Apr. 21 at 7:00 PM
Boston 
Cleveland
Apr. 21 at 8:00 PM
Washington 
Toronto
Apr. 21 at 9:30 PM
Dallas 
Houston
Apr. 22 at 7:00 PM
Brooklyn 
Atlanta
Apr. 22 at 8:00 PM
Portland 
Memphis
Apr. 22 at 10:30 PM
San Antonio 
L.A. Clippers
Apr. 23 at 7:00 PM
Cleveland 
Boston
Apr. 23 at 8:00 PM
Chicago 
Milwaukee
Apr. 23 at 9:30 PM
Golden State 
New Orleans
Apr. 24 at 7:00 PM
Houston 
Dallas

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NCAA Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Apr. 6 at 9:18 PM
#3 Wisconsin (L
#4 Duke (W)
Apr. 4 at 8:49 PM
#3 Wisconsin (W
#1 Kentucky (L)
Apr. 4 at 6:09 PM
#23 Michigan State (L
#4 Duke (W)
Mar. 29 at 5:05 PM
#7 Gonzaga (L
#4 Duke (W)
Mar. 29 at 2:20 PM
#23 Michigan State (W
#17 Louisville (L)
Mar. 28 at 8:49 PM
#8 Notre Dame (L
#1 Kentucky (W)
Mar. 28 at 6:09 PM
#5 Arizona (L
#3 Wisconsin (W)
Mar. 27 at 10:07 PM
#23 Michigan State (W
#13 Oklahoma (L)
Mar. 27 at 9:45 PM
#19 Utah (L
#4 Duke (W)
Mar. 27 at 7:37 PM
NCST (L
#17 Louisville (W)

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D-League Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Apr. 17 at 8:00 PM
Santa Cruz (W
Austin (L)

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Euroleague Schedule

DateAway TeamHome Team
Apr. 15 at 2:00 PM
Olympiacos (L
FCB (W
Apr. 15 at 2:00 PM
Anadolu Efes (L
Real Madrid (W
Apr. 16 at 2:00 PM
Panathinaikos (L
CSKA Moscow (W
Apr. 16 at 2:00 PM
MAC (L
Fenerbahce Ulker (W
Apr. 17 at 2:00 PM
Olympiacos (W
FCB (L
Apr. 17 at 2:00 PM
Anadolu Efes (L
Real Madrid (W
Apr. 20 at 2:00 PM
CSKA Moscow 
Panathinaikos 
Apr. 20 at 2:00 PM
Fenerbahce Ulker 
MAC 
Apr. 21 at 2:00 PM
FCB 
Olympiacos 
Apr. 21 at 2:00 PM
Real Madrid 
Anadolu Efes 

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Top Performers for Apr. 15, 2015

Russell Westbrook 37 Points

Enes Kanter 15 Rebounds

Zach Lavine 13 Assists

Ryan Hollins 4 Blocks

Stephen Curry 5 Steals

Marc Gasol 26.9 Efficiency

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NBA Playoffs Standings

Opening Round
HomeSeriesAway
#1 Atlanta 0-0 #8 Brooklyn
#2 Cleveland 0-0 #7 Boston
#3 Chicago 0-0 #6 Milwaukee
#4 Toronto 0-0 #5 Washington
#1 Golden State 0-0 #8 New Orleans
#2 Houston 0-0 #7 Dallas
#3 L.A. Clippers 0-0 #6 San Antonio
#5 Memphis 0-0 #4 Portland

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NCAA Leaders

Tyler Harvey 23.06 Points

Alan Williams 11.85 Rebounds

Kahlil Felder 7.64 Assists

Jordan Mickey 3.61 Blocks

Corey Walden 3.09 Steals

Frank Kaminsky 32.30 PER

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Top Performers for Apr. 06, 2015

D-League Leaders

Manny Harris 25.67 Points

Arinze Onuaku 12.22 Rebounds

Larry Drew 9.57 Assists

Hassan Whiteside 5.00 Blocks

Langston Galloway 2.63 Steals

JaMychal Green 26.10 PER

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Euroleague Leaders

Taylor Rochestie 18.90 Points

Boban Marjanovic 10.67 Rebounds

Milos Teodosic 7.24 Assists

Artsiom Parakhouski 1.96 Blocks

David Logan 2.30 Steals

Guillem Vives 0.00 PER

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