Two Play-In Tournament Teams Make Surprising Run to Conference Finals - Predictions from NBA Experts

Heating up the court and creating some of the most surprising moments of the NBA playoffs, the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat have surprised the fans with their success. As the No. 7 and No. 8 seeds respectively, “L.A. faces two-time Most Valuable Player Nikola Jokic and the top-seeded Denver Nuggets” while the “Heat meets a familiar foe in the second-seeded Boston Celtics in a rematch of last season’s thrilling seven-game Eastern Conference finals”. Our NBA experts have predicted who will reach the finals. They all agree that the Nuggets have an advantage with 11 out of 17 predictions, while the Lakers are the underdogs with only 6 out of 17. Who will ultimately win, we’ll all have to wait and see! But one thing we can all agree on: the Lakers and Heat continue to surprise us all with their success and will surely turn heads in the conference finals.