The 2014-15 NBA regular season are in the books, that being said, the NBA Playoff schedule formally commenced on April 18, Saturday.
New Orleans Pelicans pulls an upset by defeating San Antonio Spurs 108-103 on Wednesday to clinch the eighth seed in the Western Conference. Anthony Davis finished the game with 31 points and 13 rebounds.
Davis and the Pelicans now faces the top seed Golden State Warriors in the first round of the NBA Playoff schedule. Pelicans vs. Warriors faced 4 times in the NBA Regular Season and Golden State own 3-1 on their head-to-head matchup.
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Pelicans beat the Warriors early this month Apr 7 in 103-100 victory. Although Golden State are heavily favored to win the series due to the Splash Brothers’ Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combination but with Anthony Davis playing his best could wreck havoc on the Warriors side.
The Warriors and Pelicans playoff schedule are all set in 2-2-1-1-1 format best of seven series.
Game 1 – Apr 18, Sat. 3:30pm ET – New Orleans Pelicans vs Golden State Warriors, live on ABC at Oracle Arena
Game 2 – Apr 20, Mon.10:30pm ET – New Orleans Pelicans vs Golden State Warriors live on TNT at Oracle Arena
Game 3 – Apr 23, Thurs. 9:30pm ET – Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Pelicans live on TNT at Smoothie King Center
Game 4 – April 25, Sat. 8:00pm ET Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Pelicans at Smoothie King Center
Game 5 – Apr. 28, Tues, Time (TBA) New Orleans Pelicans vs Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena
Game 6 – May 1, Fri. Time (TBA) Golden State Warriors vs New Orleans Pelicans at Smoothie King Center
Game 7 – May 3, Sun. Time (TBA) New Orleans Pelicans vs Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena
My Prediction: Warriors in Game 6
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