NBA Playoffs

Kyle Lowry: It's Not Cool To Lose In First Round Anymore
Toronto is eager to prove their guard-heavy style of basketball can win in the postseason.
10 East Teams Would Currently Be In Playoffs If NBA Had Eliminated Conferences
If the NBA had eliminated conferences for the playoffs, there would be 10 teams from the East and just six from the West.
NBA Changes Finals Format To Ease Travel
The league scrapped its long-standing Tuesday-Thursday-Sunday mode to ensure two days between games any time teams are required to change cities.
Board Of Governors Approve Changes To Playoff Seeding
Division winners are no longer guaranteed a top-four seed and the eight playoff teams in each conference will be seeded in order of record.
NBA Leaning Toward No Longer Guaranteeing Playoffs For Division Winners
Under the proposal, the top-eight teams from each conference would qualify for the playoffs.
Playoff Seeding To No Longer Have Division Winner Element
Adam Silver told the media that the competition committee has recommended seeding playoff teams 1-8 in each conference based on record.
NBA To No Longer Factor Division Winners In Playoff Seeding
Beginning in the 15-16 season, teams in each conference will be seeded one through eight based purely on record.
Warriors Had +8.2 Eff. Differential In Playoffs, Best Defense Since 2004 Pistons
The Warriors finished the 2015 NBA Playoffs with an efficiency differential of +8.2, scoring 108.7 points per 100 possessions while allowing 100.5.
Warriors Win 2015 NBA Finals
Stephen Curry and the Warriors have won their first Finals since 1975.
LeBron In Finals To Win Series, Not Win MVP
LeBron James will not receive any consolation in winning MVP of The Finals if the Cavaliers don't win the series.

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2015 NBA Playoffs Bracket

Opening Round
E1 Atlanta Hawks 4
E8 Brooklyn Nets 2
 
 
 
 
E4 Toronto Raptors 0
E5 Washington Wizards 4
 
E3 Chicago Bulls 4
E6 Milwaukee Bucks 2
 
 
 
 
E2 Cleveland Cavaliers 4
E7 Boston Celtics 0
 
W1 Golden State Warriors 4
W8 New Orleans Pelicans 0
 
 
 
 
W5 Memphis Grizzlies 4
W4 Portland Trail Blazers 1
 
W3 Los Angeles Clippers 4
W6 San Antonio Spurs 3
 
 
 
 
W2 Houston Rockets 4
W7 Dallas Mavericks 1
 
Conference Semi-Finals
 
E1 Atlanta Hawks 4
E5 Washington Wizards 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E2 Cleveland Cavaliers 4
E3 Chicago Bulls 2
W1 Golden State Warriors 4
W5 Memphis Grizzlies 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W2 Houston Rockets 4
W3 Los Angeles Clippers 3
Conference Finals
 
 
 
E1 Atlanta Hawks 0
E2 Cleveland Cavaliers 4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W1 Golden State Warriors 4
W2 Houston Rockets 1
NBA Finals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W1 Golden State Warriors 4
E2 Cleveland Cavaliers 2

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NBA Playoffs Leaders

Anthony Davis 31.50 Points

Dwight Howard 14.00 Rebounds

John Wall 11.86 Assists

Anthony Davis 3.00 Blocks

Jimmy Butler 2.42 Steals

Anthony Davis 30.10 PER

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Top Performers for Jun. 16, 2015

LeBron James 32 Points

LeBron James 18 Rebounds

Draymond Green 10 Assists

Timofey Mozgov 4 Blocks

Stephen Curry 3 Steals

LeBron James 22.0 Efficiency

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NBA Playoffs Standings

Round Robin
#1 Golden State Warriors

NBA Finals
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#1 Golden State 4-2 #2 Cleveland

Conference Finals
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#1 Atlanta 0-4 #2 Cleveland
#1 Golden State 4-1 #2 Houston

Conference Semi Finals
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#1 Atlanta 4-2 #5 Washington
#2 Cleveland 4-2 #3 Chicago
#1 Golden State 4-2 #5 Memphis
#2 Houston 4-3 #3 L.A. Clippers

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

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