March Madness was amazing, but we all know that real basketball starts once the NBA Playoffs start. Sorry college basketball fans, professional basketball is just more exciting to me. And, you are correct, my bracket was completely busted.
This season has been a great one so far, full of stories we could have predicted and even more stories we never saw coming. Not a lot of people could have predicted LeBron James leaving Miami to head back home to play for the Cavaliers. Even less people saw the Hawks and Warriors dominating their respective conferences. The MVP race is tight this year with four major candidates in Stephen Curry, James Harden, LeBron James, and Russell Westbrook. The Knicks have the worst record in the league, which will hopefully land them the No. 1 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. (Okay, I guess some people could have predicted that.) There have been plenty of eye-popping storylines this season, which is gearing us up for a fun and exciting playoffs.
If the season ended today the Cavs would face their old friends from Boston in the first round in the East, Anthony Davis would try and take on the entire Golden State Warriors team, and the Clippers would battle the Trail Blazers in an amazing 4/5 matchup in the West. The Drop decided to come up with 10 matchups we would love to see in this season’s playoffs. Instead of taking the boring team vs. team approach, we thought outside the box and came up with matchups between player vs. player, coach vs. coach, and even rapper vs. rapper vs. rapper. Scroll through and stay tuned for one exciting playoff run. I have a strong feeling it is going to be one for the ages.
Here are 10 Matchups We Better See in the NBA Playoffs.
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