August 16, 2020

Enter SportsFilter's NBA Playoff Pick 'Em: The NBA playoffs begin Monday with four games so the annual NBA Playoff Pick 'Em is tipping off. Pick the eight teams that will advance out of the first round and the number of games each series takes along with four prop bets. The winner over the entire playoffs receives a New Era 59Fifty cap of their favorite NBA team.

posted by rcade to basketball at 07:44 PM - 15 comments

My picks:

Jazz in 6
Raptors in 4
76ers in 7
Clippers in 6
Bucks in 5
Heat in 7
Thunder in 6
Lakers in 5
Top point scorer: Damian Lillard
Top rebounder: Giannis Antetokounmpo
Top scoring team: Bucks
Team scoring 130: Lakers

Go, Mavs!

posted by rcade at 07:42 PM on August 16

My picks:

Nuggets in 6
Raptors in 4
Celtics in 5
Clippers in 5
Bucks in 4
Heat in 6
Thunder in 6
Lakers in 5
Top point scorer: James Harden
Top rebounder: Giannis Antetokounmpo
Top scoring team: Bucks
Team scoring 130: Bucks

Goooo Pistons!

posted by NoMich at 08:01 PM on August 16

Apologies for sending multiple emails to some players.

posted by rcade at 08:04 PM on August 16

Huh. My picks haven't come through yet

posted by NoMich at 09:04 PM on August 16

They were in the Huddle somehow.

posted by rcade at 09:29 PM on August 16

My picks:

Nuggets in 6
Raptors in 5
Celtics in 7
Clippers in 5
Bucks in 4
Pacers in 7
Thunder in 6
Lakers in 6
Top point scorer: Lebron James
Top rebounder: Steven Adams
Top scoring team: Pacers
Team scoring 130: Mavericks

Let's go Mavs!

posted by Ufez Jones at 10:44 PM on August 16

Mine also wound up in the huddle.

posted by Ufez Jones at 10:45 PM on August 16

My picks:

Nuggets in 6
Raptors in 5
Celtics in 6
Clippers in 6
Bucks in 4
Heat in 6
Rockets in 7
Lakers in 5
Top point scorer: Lillard
Top rebounder: Gobert
Top scoring team: Bucks
Team scoring 130: Bucks

posted by holden at 10:53 PM on August 16

Ah. That explains that. I see my original set of picks here in this thread now.

posted by NoMich at 11:54 PM on August 16

My picks:

Nuggets in 7
Raptors in 6
Celtics in 6
Clippers in 5
Bucks in 5
Heat in 7
Rockets in 6
Lakers in 5
Top point scorer: Lillard
Top rebounder: Antetokounmpo
Top scoring team: Lakers
Team scoring 130: Lakers


posted by cixelsyd at 10:08 AM on August 17

Nobody's taking the hot Blazers to upset LBJakers?

posted by billsaysthis at 10:53 AM on August 17

I would love to be wrong, bill. I love me some Dame Dolla.

posted by Ufez Jones at 01:06 PM on August 17

Denver in 6
Toronto in 4
Boston in 6
Los Angeles (formerly of San Diego) in 5
Milwaukee in 4
Miami in 6
Houston in 7
Los Angeles (formerly of Minneapolis) in 5

Top point scorer: Harden
Top rebounder: Antetekoumpo
Top scoring team: Houston
Team scoring 130: Toronto

posted by Howard_T at 01:13 PM on August 17

My picks:

Jazz in 6
Raptors in 5
76ers in 5
Mavericks in 7
Bucks in 4
Heat in 7
Rockets in 6
Lakers in 6
Top point scorer: Harden
Top rebounder: Whiteside
Top scoring team: Rockets
Team scoring 130: Rockets


posted by rumple at 01:23 PM on August 17

For an entertaining set of NBA playoff predictions, try this on Players Tribune. It's a fun read.

posted by Howard_T at 02:29 PM on August 17

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