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Predicting The 2016 NBA Finals

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We asked some of the Basketball Insiders’ senior writers and editors to give their predictions on the 2016 NBA Finals.

Here is how they saw it.

2016 NBA Finals

(1) Golden State Warriors vs. (1) Cleveland Cavaliers

Alex
Kennedy
  Lang
Greene
  Moke
Hamilton
  Jesse
Blancarte
  Steve
Kyler

in 6 Games


in 7 Games


in 7 Games


in 7 Games


in 6 Games

2016 NBA Playoffs - Conference Finals

Eastern Conference

(1) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (2) Toronto Raptors

Alex
Kennedy
  Lang
Greene
  Moke
Hamilton
  Jesse
Blancarte
  Steve
Kyler

in 5 Games


in 5 Games


in 5 Games


in 5 Games


in 6 Games

Western Conference

(1) Golden State Warriors vs. (3) Oklahoma City Thunder

Alex
Kennedy
  Lang
Greene
  Moke
Hamilton
  Jesse
Blancarte
  Steve
Kyler
 
in 7 Games


in 7 Games


in 6 Games


in 7 Games

 
in 6 Games

2016 NBA Playoffs - Second Round

Eastern Conference

(1) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (4) Atlanta Hawks

Alex
Kennedy
  Lang
Greene
  Moke
Hamilton
  Jesse
Blancarte
  Steve
Kyler

in 5 Games


in 6 Games


in 5 Games


in 6 Games


in 6 Games

(2) Toronto Raptors vs. (3) Miami HEAT

Alex
Kennedy
  Lang
Greene
  Moke
Hamilton
  Jesse
Blancarte
  Steve
Kyler
Miami Heat 
in 7 Games

Miami Heat
in 6 Games

Miami Heat
in 6 Games


in 7 Games

Miami Heat
in 6 Games

Western Conference

(1) Golden State Warriors vs. (5) Portland Trail Blazers

Alex
Kennedy
  Lang
Greene
  Moke
Hamilton
  Jesse
Blancarte
  Steve
Kyler
 
in 6 Games


in 5 Games


in 7 Games


in 5 Games

 
in 6 Games

(2) San Antonio Spurs vs. (3) Oklahoma City Thunder

Alex
Kennedy
  Lang
Greene
  Moke
Hamilton
  Jesse
Blancarte
  Steve
Kyler
 
in 7 Games

Oklahoma City Thunder
in 7 Games


in 5 Games


in 7 Games


in 6 Games

2016 NBA Playoffs - First Round

Eastern Conference

(1) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (8) Detroit Pistons

Alex
Kennedy
  Lang
Greene
  Moke
Hamilton
  Jesse
Blancarte
  Steve
Kyler

in 5 Games


in 4 Games


in 5 Games


in 6 Games


in 6 Games

(4) Atlanta Hawks vs. (5) Boston Celtics

Alex
Kennedy
  Lang
Greene
  Moke
Hamilton
  Jesse
Blancarte
  Steve
Kyler
 Boston Celtics
in 6 Games


in 6 Games


in 7 Games

Boston Celtics
in 7 Games

Boston Celtics
in 6 Games

(3) Miami Heat vs. (6) Charlotte Hornets

Alex
Kennedy
  Lang
Greene
  Moke
Hamilton
  Jesse
Blancarte
  Steve
Kyler
 Miami Heat
in 6 Games

Miami Heat
in 6 Games

 Miami Heat
in 6 Games

Charlotte Hornets
in 6 Games

Miami Heat
in 6 Games

(2) Toronto Raptors vs. (7) Indiana Pacers

Alex
Kennedy
  Lang
Greene
  Moke
Hamilton
  Jesse
Blancarte
  Steve
Kyler
 
in 7 Games


in 6 Games


in 6 Games


in 5 Games


in 6 Games

Western Conference

(1) Golden State Warriors vs. (8) Houston Rockets

Alex
Kennedy
  Lang
Greene
  Moke
Hamilton
  Jesse
Blancarte
  Steve
Kyler
 
in 4 Games


in 4 Games


in 5 Games


in 4 Games

 
in 5 Games

(4) L.A. Clippers vs. (5) Portland Trail Blazers

Alex
Kennedy
  Lang
Greene
  Moke
Hamilton
  Jesse
Blancarte
  Steve
Kyler
 Portland Trail Blazers
in 7 Games


in 6 Games


in 5 Games


in 5 Games

Portland Trail Blazers
in 7 Games

(3) Oklahoma City Thunder vs. (6) Dallas Mavericks

Alex
Kennedy
  Lang
Greene
  Moke
Hamilton
  Jesse
Blancarte
  Steve
Kyler
Oklahoma City Thunder 
in 5 Games

Oklahoma City Thunder
in 5 Games

Oklahoma City Thunder
in 6 Games

 Oklahoma City Thunder
in 5 Games

Oklahoma City Thunder
in 5 Games

(2) San Antonio Spurs vs. (7) Memphis Grizzlies

Alex
Kennedy
  Lang
Greene
  Moke
Hamilton
  Jesse
Blancarte
  Steve
Kyler
 
in 4 Games


in 4 Games


in 4 Games


in 4 Games


in 4 Games

Basketball Insiders will update have recaps and game by game predictions throughout the Finals.

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