NBA playoffs: Experts’ picks in every first-round series

What's next in the NBA postseason?

The Brooklyn Nets Minnesota TimberwolvesThe seven-seed progression is impressive, while the Atlanta Hawks New Orleans PelicansEight seeds were captured on the last night of the tournament NBA play-in tournament.

The first series of rounds is completed: Miami Heat vs. Hawks, Boston Celtics vs. Nets, Milwaukee Bucks vs. Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia 76ers vs. Toronto Raptors, Phoenix Suns vs. Pelicans, Memphis Grizzlies vs. Timberwolves, Golden State Warriors vs. Denver Nuggets Dallas Mavericks vs. Utah Jazz.

Boston can slow down Kevin Durant Kyrie Irving? What will it take? Joel Embiid James HardenHow will the duo fare during their first playoff series together What impact will this have? Luka Doncic‘s calf strainHave you bet on the Mavericks? Each first-round series will be picked by our panel, which consists of NBA experts.

Notable: Sunday's predictions for Suns-Pelicans and Heat-Hawks will be revealed.

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NBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round series

EAST FIRST ROUND


NBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round seriesNBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round seriesNBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round series

Kendra Andrews: Celtics in 7

Jerry Bembry Nets in 6

Jamal Collier Celtics in 7

Nick DePaulaNets in 6

Nick Friedell:Nets in 7

Kirk GoldsberryCeltics in 7

Israel Gutierrez: Celtics in 7

Richard Jefferson:Nets in 7

Tim Legler:Celtics in 7

Andrew Lopez:Nets in 7

Zach Lowe:Celtics in 6

Tim MacMahon: Celtics in 7

Bobby MarksCeltics in 7

Dave McMenaminNets in 7

Kevin Pelton:Celtics in 7

Omar Raja:Nets in 7

Jorge Sedano:Nets in 7

Ramona Shelburne:Celtics in 7

André Snellings:Celtics in 7

Marc J. SpearsNets in 7

Ohm Youngmisuk:Nets in 6


Final score:Celtics 11, Nets 10

NBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round series

NBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round seriesNBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round seriesNBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round series

Kendra Andrews: Bucks in 5

Jamal Collier Bucks in 4

Nick DePaulaBucks in 5

Nick Friedell:Bucks in 4

Kirk GoldsberryBucks in 5

Israel Gutierrez: Bucks in 4

Richard Jefferson: Bucks in 5

Tim Legler:Bucks in 5

Andrew Lopez:Bucks in 6

Zach Lowe: Bucks in 4

Tim MacMahon:Bucks in 5

Bobby MarksBucks in 6

Dave McMenaminBucks in 4

Kevin Pelton:Bucks in 4

Kendrick Perkins: Bucks in 6

Omar Raja:Bucks in 5

Jorge Sedano:Bucks in 4

Ramona Shelburne:Bucks in 5

André Snellings:Bucks in 4

Marc J. SpearsBucks in 6

Ohm Youngmisuk:Bucks in 5


Final score:Bucks 21, Bulls 0.

NBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round series

NBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round seriesNBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round seriesNBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round series

Kendra Andrews:676ers

Jamal Collier 776ers

Nick DePaula676ers

Nick Friedell:776ers

Kirk Goldsberry7 Raptors

Israel Gutierrez: 776ers

Richard Jefferson:676ers

Tim Legler:776ers

Andrew Lopez:Raptors in 6

Zach Lowe:776ers

Tim MacMahon:676ers

Bobby MarksRaptors in 6

Dave McMenamin776ers

Kevin Pelton:Raptors in 6

Kendrick Perkins: 676ers

Omar Raja:776ers

Jorge Sedano:7 Raptors

Ramona Shelburne:776ers

André Snellings:7 Raptors

Marc J. Spears776ers

Ohm Youngmisuk:776ers


Final score:Raptors 6, 76ers 15.

NBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round series

WEST FIRST ROUND


NBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round seriesNBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round seriesNBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round series

Kendra Andrews: Grizzlies in 5

Jerry BembryGrizzlies in 6

Jamal CollierGrizzlies in 6

Nick DePaulaGrizzlies in 6

Nick Friedell: Grizzlies in 5

Kirk GoldsberryGrizzlies in 6

Israel Gutierrez:Grizzlies 7

Richard Jefferson: Grizzlies in 5

Tim Legler:Grizzlies in 5

Andrew Lopez:Grizzlies in 5

Zach Lowe:Grizzlies in 6

Tim MacMahon:Grizzlies in 6

Bobby MarksGrizzlies in 5

Dave McMenaminGrizzlies in 6

Kevin Pelton:Grizzlies in 6

Kendrick Perkins:Grizzlies in 5

Jorge Sedano:Grizzlies in 6

Ramona Shelburne:Grizzlies in 6

André Snellings: Grizzlies 6

Marc J. SpearsGrizzlies 7

Ohm Youngmisuk:Grizzlies in 6


Final score:Grizzlies 21, Timberwolves 0.

NBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round series

NBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round seriesNBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round seriesNBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round series

Kendra Andrews:Warriors in 5

Jamal CollierWarriors in 6

Nick DePaulaWarriors in 6

Nick Friedell:Warriors in 7

Kirk GoldsberryWarriors in 6

Israel Gutierrez: Warriors in 7

Richard Jefferson: Warriors in 6

Tim Legler:Warriors in 6

Andrew Lopez:Warriors in 7

Zach Lowe:Warriors in 6

Tim MacMahon:Warriors in 6

Bobby MarksWarriors in 7

Dave McMenaminNuggets for 7

Kevin Pelton:Warriors in 7

Kendrick Perkins: Warriors in 6

Omar Raja:Warriors in 7

Jorge Sedano:Warriors in 7

Ramona Shelburne:Warriors in 5

André Snellings:Warriors in 7

Marc J. SpearsWarriors in 6

Ohm Youngmisuk:Warriors in 7


Final score:Warriors 20, Nuggets

NBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round series

NBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round seriesNBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round seriesNBA playoffs: Experts' picks in every first-round series

Kendra Andrews: Mavericks in 6

Jamal CollierMavericks in 6

Nick DePaulaMavericks in 6

Nick Friedell:Mavericks 7

Kirk Goldsberry Jazz in 7

Israel Gutierrez:Mavericks in 6

Richard Jefferson: Jazz in 7

Tim Legler:Mavericks 7

Andrew Lopez:Mavericks in 6

Zach Lowe: Jazz in 6

Tim MacMahon: Jazz in 6

Bobby Marks Jazz in 6

Dave McMenaminMavericks in 6

Kevin Pelton: Jazz in 6

Kendrick Perkins: Jazz in 7

Omar Raja: Jazz in 6

Jorge Sedano:Mavericks 7

Ramona Shelburne:Mavericks 7

André Snellings: Jazz in 6

Marc J. Spears Jazz in 6

Ohm Youngmisuk:Mavericks: 5


Final score: Mavericks 11, Jazz 10.

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