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2010 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 1 Results

Atlanta powered into the second round, claiming the right to face Orlando. (nba.com)

The first round is over, and the second round couldn’t wait. Cleveland actually lost a game to Chicago, Boston surprisingly didn’t win in seven games, in spite of the referees’ best efforts to ensure the Heat would win in four. Atlanta took a while to win, but did so in decisive fashion. The Spurs and Jazz were this year’s lesser seeds to make it past Round 1, and each will have another tough test up next.

So far, it’s a pretty close race between our experts overall. Three are tied at 16, trailing KC and Mike. The Celtics hustled me a little, so yours truly is lagging behind at the moment. The Mavs and Nuggets didn’t help, either.

But there are three rounds left, with only seven points separating last from first, so it’s not over yet. To see where we all stand after Round 1, check below:

Name Andrew Brian Erikk John KC Mike P Teddy
Cavaliers vs
Winner Cavaliers Cavaliers Cavaliers Cavaliers Cavaliers Cavaliers Cavaliers
-4- 6 -4- -4- 5 -4- 6
Magic vs
Winner Magic Magic Magic Magic Magic Magic Magic
4 5 5 5 6 5 7
Hawks vs
Winner Hawks Hawks Hawks Hawks Hawks Hawks Hawks
5 5 5 -4- 7 5 5
Celtics vs
Winner Celtics Celtics Celtics Heat Celtics Celtics Celtics
6 7 7 5 7 6 5
Lakers vs
Winner Lakers Lakers Lakers Lakers Lakers Lakers Lakers
5 6 -4- 6 6 6 7
Mavericks vs
Winner Spurs Mavericks Mavericks Mavericks Mavericks Spurs Mavericks
7 6 6 5 7 7 6
Suns vs
Winner Suns Suns Suns Suns Suns Suns Suns
5 6 5 7 6 7 5
Nuggets vs
Winner Nuggets Nuggets Jazz Nuggets Jazz Jazz Nuggets
6 6 6 7 6 6 6
Total Points 16 16 16 12 19 18 15

Table Legend

  • Two point picks are bolded.
  • One point picks are italicized.
  • Zero point picks are crossed out.

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2 comments for “2010 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 1 Results”

  1. Niiice. I’m liking my position!

    Posted by KC Downey | May 3, 2010, 7:07 pm
  2. Got all the winners right and still trailing!

    Posted by Mike | May 3, 2010, 11:03 pm

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