Scouting Reports

October 28, 2007

HOW THEY'LLFINISH

EASTERNCONFERENCE

ATLANTICDIVISION

Boston Celtics(1)*

New York Knicks(6)

Toronto Raptors(8)

New Jersey Nets(9)

Philadelphia76ers (15)

CENTRALDIVISION

Detroit Pistons(2)

Chicago Bulls(3)

ClevelandCavaliers (5)

Milwaukee Bucks(11)

Indiana Pacers(12)

SOUTHEASTDIVISION

Miami Heat(4)

WashingtonWizards (7)

Orlando Magic(10)

Atlanta Hawks(13)

Charlotte Bobcats(14)

WESTERNCONFERENCE

NORTHWESTDIVISION

Denver Nuggets(4)

Utah Jazz (6)

Portland TrailBlazers (13)

SeattleSuperSonics (14)

MinnesotaTimberwolves (15)

PACIFICDIVISION

Phoenix Suns(3)

Golden StateWarriors (7)

Los AngelesLakers (9)

Los AngelesClippers (10)

Sacramento Kings(12)

SOUTHWESTDIVISION

Dallas Mavericks(1)

San Antonio Spurs(2)

Houston Rockets(5)

New OrleansHornets (8)

Memphis Grizzlies(11)

 

EASTERN

CONFERENCEFINALS

Pistons overCeltics

 

WESTERN

CONFERENCEFINALS

Mavericks overSpurs

 

NBA FINALSMavericks over Pistons

*SI'S RANKINGS (1 TO 15) FOR EACH CONFERENCE

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PHOTOPhotograph by John W. McDonoughBig Time in Big D
In the last two postseasons the Mavericks hit emotional highs and lows--theeuphoria of a surprise trip to the Finals in 2006 and the agony of anunprecedented first-round upset in '07. With its core, including league MVPDirk Nowitzki (41), intact and still in its prime, Dallas will swing throughthe '08 playoffs with a renewed focus and emerge as the champion in June.

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)