Updated: August 30, 2020

By: Anthony "Ace" Michael (@BsptSportsPicks)

With the 1st round not even over yet, the NBA decided to start round 2 already. I will piece together this article and add to it once the other teams advance.

And the 1st round is finally over, so I added the Western Conference 2nd to this article!

Here ya go:


Eastern Conference

    1.Image result for milwaukee bucks logo      VS       4. Miami Heat - Wikipedia

This series will be a lot closer than people think! The Heat are a well built team with the perfect leader in Jimmy Butler! They do match up well here and I really like their chances. Giannis is the man but at times he seems like he takes it for granted. I still don't think he has the right pieces around him, but does have barely enough to get out of this 2nd round battle!

Prediction:  Bucks (-450 SERIES ODDS) Win the series 4-3

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 2.  Image result for RAPTORS logo      VS       3.

The Celtics in my eyes are an overwhelming favorite here! I love the match up and they have a huge advantage. The Raptors swept the first round, but this will be a lot different! I do not think they have a chance to advance here, but will steal a game or two!

Prediction: Celtics (+120 SERIES ODDS) Upset the series 4-2

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Western Conference

1. File:Los Angeles Lakers logo.svg - Wikimedia Commons     VS       4.

Ladies and Gentleman this is the series I been waiting for! The Rockets struggled against a scrappy Thunder team the last series and now are going up against LeBron and the Top seeded Lakers. Here is where the Rockets have a great match up! They are super fast and hard to guard. It will come down to the long ball. If they can keep L.A. playing their game they will upset this series. As for the Lakers, they are the best team in the playoffs, thanks to A.D. He will be the key factor to this series. It will be a fun series that should go 7 games. I think the Rockets have a slight edge here for a major upset at GREAT VALUE!!!

Prediction: Rockets (+425 SERIES ODDS) Upset the series 4-3

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2.  Image result for los angeles clippers logo      VS       3. Image result for denver nuggets logo

This will be a lopsided series. Once Leonard sticks with Murray, the Nuggets will have to fully depend on Jokic. He is not nearly enough to win this series. The Clippers are stacked with talent and have the easiest road to the Conference Finals!

Prediction: Clippers (-1600 SERIES ODDS) Win the series 4-1

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