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NBA Podcast: Complete Eastern Conference Playoff Predictions

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Joel C. CordesNBA Associate EditorOctober 7, 2016

It's not hard to see that the Miami Heat are easily the Eastern Conference's best.

After that, things get really interesting.

While the Indiana Pacers have been strong of late, the New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls have also taken their turns as the East's hottest team.

So how will the conference shake out? Can the middle teams win a series? Which bubble rosters will make the cut?

On this episode of Basketball By Association, Ethan Norof and Joel C. Cordes predict each facet of the Eastern Conference playoff picture.

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