San Antonio's bench and experience should be enough for the Spurs to overcome Jason Kidd.
Jason Kidd and the Nets' starting lineup may be too much for the Pistons to overcome.
The Spurs, still riding high from beating L.A., will follow Tim Duncan's lead to the Finals.
With Jason Kidd, the Nets should be able to dictate tempo and get past the Celtics.
The bout will go the distance but Allen Iverson's quick jabs will score the 76ers a victory.
The inability to sufficiently defend the Kings will ultimately be the Mavericks' downfall.
Against the Spurs, the Lakers' injuries will put an end to their quest for a four-peat.
The East's top seeds -- Pistons, Nets, Pacers and 76ers -- should all move on to the second round.
The Spurs, Kings Mavericks and Lakers should advance to the second round in the West.
The Lakers need new wrinkles in their triangle offense and limit the Kings' options.
Now that they've lost at home, the Nets and Kings need to win one on the road. Here's how.
The Kings can upset the Lakers if they beat Shaq down the floor and not let him dominate them inside.
Dr. Jack Ramsay sizes up the Pacers' and Raptors' chances of winning Game 5 on the road.
One of the all-time great GMs, Jerry West will build around Pau Gasol and Shane Battier in Memphis.
The Raptors will need to keep playing hard and playing together to make the playoffs.
Larry Brown will need a total team effort for his Sixers to make the playoffs without Allen Iverson.