Detroit (1) v. Orlando (8) - Grant Hill's bionic ankle and Dwight Howard's thunderous dunks can't stop the oppressively boring to watch Pistons. You might as well just sleep through this series. The only highlight will be Howard posting stickers of himself on the backboard during dunks - all while Orlando is losing by 43 points. Michael Jordan is not impressed. Pistons in 4.
Cleveland (2) v. Washington (7) - I feel bad for Washington. They're like Old Yeller. I loved watching them play all year but now they've got rabies and need to be taken out back and shot. No Caron Butler and Agent Zero means Washington is basically the Memphis Grizzlies. Extra bonus: LeBron can mail this series in and save his strength for the next series. Cleveland in 4.
Toronto (3) v. New Jersey (6) - New Jersey is finally healthy and Vince Carter seems to have suddenly remembered he's in a contract year. That said, if you don't think Toronto wants vengeance on Carter for
Miami (4) v. Chicago (5) - Chicago decided to pay Ben Wallace a ton of money this offseason rather than resign Tyson Chandler. Yet Chandler has had better all around stats than Wallace this year for a fraction of the cost. Obviously one would probably conclude that Wallace was a poor signing. But no so fast smart guy, Wallace has lots and lots of playoff experience