With the 2011 NBA Playoffs rapidly approaching, one can't help but wonder how the postseason will ultimately play out.
So, assuming that the playoff seedings stay as they are now, there will certainly be some very intriguing matchups.
And moreover, with a number of new-look teams making their first postseason appearances together, there are many unknowns.
There is also a relatively large number of teams that could realistically be in the hunt for the NBA Championship.
To try and provide some insight into what looks like it will be a very up-for-grabs postseason, here are 25 bold predictions for the 2011 NBA playoffs.