SCOUTING REPORTS

October 26, 2008

HOW THEY'LL FINISH

Eastern Conference

ATLANTIC DIVISION
Boston Celtics (1)*
Philadelphia 76ers (5)
Toronto Raptors (6)
New York Knicks (13)
New Jersey Nets (15)

CENTRAL DIVISION
Cleveland Cavaliers (2)
Detroit Pistons (3)
Chicago Bulls (8)
Indiana Pacers (9)
Milwaukee Bucks (12)

SOUTHEAST DIVISION
Orlando Magic (4)
Washington Wizards (7)
Charlotte Bobcats (10)
Atlanta Hawks (11)
Miami Heat (14)

CONFERENCE FINALS
Celtics over Cavaliers

Western Conference

NORTHWEST DIVISION
Utah Jazz (4)
Portland Trail Blazers (7)
Denver Nuggets (9)
Minnesota Timberwolves (13)
Oklahoma City Thunder (14)

PACIFIC DIVISION
Los Angeles Lakers (1)
Phoenix Suns (8)
Golden State Warriors (10)
Los Angeles Clippers (11)
Sacramento Kings (12)

SOUTHWEST DIVISION
Houston Rockets (2)
San Antonio Spurs (3)
New Orleans Hornets (5)
Dallas Mavericks (6)
Memphis Grizzlies (15)

CONFERENCE FINALS
Spurs over Lakers

NBA FINALS
Spurs over Celtics

*SI's regular-season ranking (1 to 15) for each conference

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PHOTOPhotograph by Greg NelsonHEAD-TO-HEAD When the last two champions clash in the Finals next June, Tim Duncan (left) and the Spurs will win their fifth title in 11 seasons, beating Kevin Garnett and the Celtics.

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