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Post experts make their 2021 NBA playoff predictions

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The Post’s NBA experts give their playoff picks from the first round to the finals:

Marc Berman

First round

76ers over Wizards in 6

Nets over Celtics in 5

Heat over Bucks in 7

Hawks over Knicks in 6

Jazz over Grizzlies in 4

Suns over Lakers in 6

Nuggets over Blazers in 5

Clippers over Mavericks in 5

Conference semifinals

76ers over Hawks in 5

Nets over Heat in 5

Suns over Jazz in 7

Nuggets over Clippers in 7

Kevin Durant and LeBron James
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Conference finals

Nets over 76ers in 5

Nuggets over Suns in 7

NBA finals

Nets over Nuggets in 7

Peter Botte

First round

76ers over Wizards in 5

Nets over Celtics in 5

Bucks over Heat in 7

Knicks over Hawks in 6

Jazz over Grizzlies in 5

Lakers over Suns in 7

Trail Blazers over Nuggets in 6

Mavericks over Clippers in 7

Conference semifinals

76ers over Knicks in 5

Bucks over Nets in 7

Lakers over Jazz in 6

Trail Blazers over Mavericks in 7

Conference finals

76ers over Bucks in 6

Lakers over Trail Blazers in 6

NBA finals

76ers over Lakers in 7

Brian Lewis

First round

76ers over Wizards in 4

Nets over Celtics in 5

Bucks over Heat in 7

Knicks over Hawks in 6

Lakers over Suns in 6

Blazers over Nuggets in 7

Clippers over Mavericks in 6

Jazz over Grizzlies in 4

Conference semifinals

76ers over Knicks in 5

Nets over Bucks in 6

Lakers over Blazers in 6

Clippers over Jazz or Warriors in 6

Conference finals

Nets over 76ers in 7

Lakers over Clippers in 7

NBA finals

Nets over Lakers in 6

Ian O’Connor

First round

76ers over Wizards in 5

Nets over Celtics in 5

Bucks over Heat in 7

Knicks over Hawks in 6

Jazz over Grizzlies in 6

Lakers over Suns in 7

Nuggets over Trail Blazers in 6

Clippers over Mavericks in 6

Conference semifinals

76ers over Knicks in 6

Nets over Bucks in 7

Lakers over Nuggets in 6

Jazz over Clippers in 7

Conference finals

76ers over Nets in 7

Lakers over Jazz in 7

NBA finals

76ers over Lakers in 7

Mike Vaccaro

First round

76ers over Wizards in 4

Nets over Celtics in 5

Bucks over Heat in 7

Hawks over Knicks in 6

Jazz over Grizzlies in 5

Lakers over Suns in 7

Nuggets over Trail Blazers in 6

Clippers over Mavericks in 5

Conference semifinals

76ers over Hawks in 5

Nets over Bucks in 7

Lakers over Nuggets in 6

Clippers over Jazz in 6

Conference finals

76ers over Nets in 7

Clippers over Lakers in 7

NBA finals

Clippers over 76ers in 6

Author : Post Staff Report

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