NBA Playoffs Predictions

Austin GradeContributor IApril 15, 2010

NEW ORLEANS - MARCH 24:  LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots the ball against the New Orleans Hornets at the New Orleans Arena on March 24, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The Cavaliers defeated the Hornets 105-92.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
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1st round: EAST Cavs, Magic, Celtics, Bucks

1st round: WEST Lakers, Nuggets, Trail Blazers, Spurs

2nd round: Cavs in 6, Magic in 4, Lakers in 6, Spurs in 7

3rd round: Cavs in 7, Lakers in 5

championship: Lakers in 7 and a half

Lakers go back to back as Kobe reigns again