By Brian Thaler 2010 Last 8 NBA teams Standing
2010 Final Eight Teams <ul><li>Western Conference   Eastern Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Los Angeles Lakers   Cleveland Ca...
<ul><li>The Defending champions beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in 6 games </li></ul><ul><li>The Lakers swept the Utah Jazz...
<ul><li>The Suns beat the Portland Trail Blazers in 6 games  </li></ul><ul><li>The Suns also swept the San Antonio Spurs i...
<ul><li>The Utah Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets in the first round </li></ul><ul><li>Star Player Carlos Boozer becomes a fre...
<ul><li>The San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks in 6 games  </li></ul><ul><li>Defeating the Mavericks was consider...
<ul><li>The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls in 5 games to advance  </li></ul><ul><li>The Cavaliers were upset b...
<ul><li>The Orlando Magic swept the Charlotte Bobcats in the first round  </li></ul><ul><li>The Magic also swept the Atlan...
<ul><li>The Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks in 7 games to advance  </li></ul><ul><li>The Hawks were swept in the se...
<ul><li>The Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat in 5 games to advance  </li></ul><ul><li>The Celtics pulled a major upset b...
2010 Final 8 NBA teams’ records <ul><li>Cavaliers-61-21 </li></ul><ul><li>Magic-59-23 </li></ul><ul><li>Hawks-53-29 </li><...
Conference Rounds Begin <ul><li>The Celtics and Magic take on each other in the Eastern Conference Finals, while the Laker...
Playoff Notes and Other Notes <ul><li>The Hawks were swept in the semi-finals for the second consecutive year. </li></ul><...
Buzzer Beater From the 3 rd  game in the Celtics-Heat series
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Nba Playoffs

  1. 1. By Brian Thaler 2010 Last 8 NBA teams Standing
  2. 2. 2010 Final Eight Teams <ul><li>Western Conference Eastern Conference </li></ul><ul><li>Los Angeles Lakers Cleveland Cavaliers </li></ul><ul><li>Phoenix Suns Orlando Magic </li></ul><ul><li>Utah Jazz Atlanta Hawks </li></ul><ul><li>San Antonio Spurs Boston Celtics </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Defending champions beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in 6 games </li></ul><ul><li>The Lakers swept the Utah Jazz in the second round </li></ul><ul><li>The Lakers are the favored team to go to the finals from the Western Conference. </li></ul><ul><li>They are lead by the best closer in the game, Kobe Bryant. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The Suns beat the Portland Trail Blazers in 6 games </li></ul><ul><li>The Suns also swept the San Antonio Spurs in the second round </li></ul><ul><li>The suns were not expected to last this long in the playoffs </li></ul><ul><li>They have a big name free agent at the end of the season, in Amare Stodemire </li></ul>Best player- Steve Nash/Amare Stoudemire
  5. 5. <ul><li>The Utah Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets in the first round </li></ul><ul><li>Star Player Carlos Boozer becomes a free agent at the end of the season </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks in 6 games </li></ul><ul><li>Defeating the Mavericks was considered a major upset and It was the first time in a while that a 7 seed beat a 2 seed. </li></ul><ul><li>They signed the versatile Manu Ginnolbli to an extension during the season. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls in 5 games to advance </li></ul><ul><li>The Cavaliers were upset by the Boston Celtics in the second round </li></ul><ul><li>The Cavs were the favorite to win the championship this year. </li></ul><ul><li>Anything less then a title was considered a disappointing season for the Cavs </li></ul><ul><li>Lebron James becomes a free agent at the end of the season </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>The Orlando Magic swept the Charlotte Bobcats in the first round </li></ul><ul><li>The Magic also swept the Atlanta Hawks in the second round. </li></ul><ul><li>The magic are the defending eastern conference champions. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>The Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks in 7 games to advance </li></ul><ul><li>The Hawks were swept in the second round for the second consecutive year </li></ul><ul><li>The Hawks best player, Joe Johnson is also a free agent this year. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>The Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat in 5 games to advance </li></ul><ul><li>The Celtics pulled a major upset by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers </li></ul><ul><li>The Celtics are the last team in the east to win a championship </li></ul>
  11. 11. 2010 Final 8 NBA teams’ records <ul><li>Cavaliers-61-21 </li></ul><ul><li>Magic-59-23 </li></ul><ul><li>Hawks-53-29 </li></ul><ul><li>Celtics-50-32 </li></ul><ul><li>Lakers-57-25 </li></ul><ul><li>Suns-54-28 </li></ul><ul><li>Jazz-53-29 </li></ul><ul><li>Spurs-50-32 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Conference Rounds Begin <ul><li>The Celtics and Magic take on each other in the Eastern Conference Finals, while the Lakers and Suns take on each other in the Western Conference Finals. </li></ul><ul><li>The Celtics are up on the Magic 2-0, and the Lakers are up on the Suns 1-0 </li></ul>
  13. 13. Playoff Notes and Other Notes <ul><li>The Hawks were swept in the semi-finals for the second consecutive year. </li></ul><ul><li>The Hawks were beat by the magic by 110 points combined in the 4 games, which is the worst in NBA history. </li></ul><ul><li>The Hawks fired their head coach, while the Cavaliers are talking about the future of theirs. </li></ul><ul><li>LeBron James’ future is up in the air after the Cavaliers surprising and disappointing exit in the second round. </li></ul><ul><li>Possible Destinations for LeBron are the Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat, and New York Knicks. </li></ul><ul><li>He joins one of the best free agent classes in history, which also includes Chris Bosh, Amar’e Stoudemire, and Dwayne Wade. </li></ul><ul><li>The Celtics look to make it to the finals in possibly the last year the big three are together. </li></ul><ul><li>Ray Allen is the Celtics most notable free agent </li></ul>
  14. 14. Buzzer Beater From the 3 rd game in the Celtics-Heat series
  15. 15. THE END

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