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