NBA playoffs preview

NBA playoffs preview

Open Floor: SI's NBA Show - August 14, 2020 - 1:05:32

Ben Golliver and Michael Pina preview the long-awaited NBA playoffs by breaking down the seven first-round match-ups that have been set in stone and guessing who will face the Los Angeles Lakers. Ben and Michael make their predictions for each series and identify key storylines that will determine each series. Out West, does bad blood make Thunder/Rockets the most interesting showdown of the eight series? Will the Clippers flip the switch and lock down Luka Doncic? Will anyone watch Nuggets/Jazz? Are the Lakers at risk of an upset? In the East, will the Celtics fold under the pressure of everyone picking them to destroy the Sixers? Does TJ Warren really have a chance to lead the Pacers past the Heat? Can you name the starting five for the Nets, and is that a bad sign for their match-up with the Raptors? Will the Bucks treat the 2020 Magic like the 2019 Pistons?

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About The Show

From the NBA draft to the playoffs and back again, Ben Golliver and Michael Pina take you on a ride up and down the NBA standings, laying out the latest news and rumors along the way, and leaving no basketball conspiracy theory stone left unturned. Strap on your tinfoil hat and welcome to the Open Floor Globe.

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Ben Golliver
Ben Golliver
Andrew Sharp
Andrew Sharp