Western Conference Edition

NBA Playoffs 2022

10 San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs have not been at it's best last several years and this year was not an exception.  Once again ranked 10th in the Western Conference Gregg Popovich finds himself in murky waters.  San Antonio Spurs have not been at their best last several years and this year was not an exception. he play0in tournament position.

9 New Orleans Pelicans

New Orlean Pelicans are slowly but surely getting more and more experience and their position in the Western Conference is getting better and better. Zion Williamson is a well-established player by now and CJ McCollum and Brandon Ingram have enough flare to surprise a few in the play-in tournament.  .

8 Los Angeles Clippers

LA teams have been a massive disappointment for their fans this year but arguably the Clippers are doing everything in their power to prove every fan wrong. Kawi and Paul are ready to take revenge on the Suns.  The question is if they have what it takes. First, they will need to clinch the playoff position in the play-in tournament!

7 Minnesota Timberwolves

Anthony Edwards and Karl-Anthony Towns led the wolves to they playoffs for the first time in a long-time. Timberwolves have a good roster and can easily be the under"wolves" which will surprise even more experienced teams!  Russell's and Beverley's previous playoff experience will prove crucial

6 Denver Nuggets

The Joker is no joke when it comes to NBA Playoffs.  Jokic had a hard time in the 2021 later stages after losing Jamal Murray to an injury. This year the Nuggets are firing on all cylinders, and if the team stays healthy, I can see the Nuggets battling it out in the Finals!

5 Utah Jazz

Jazz will face the Mavericks in the first round of the NBA Playoffs.  Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell will have a tough time Luka Doncic and co. Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell will have a tough time with Luka Doncic and co. and always got just a little short.  Is this the season their luck turns?  

4 Dallas Mavericks

The Mavs are once again an exciting team to watch but have they learned their playoff lesson?  What will they do if Luka Doncic is taken out of the game?  Do they have a plan B  We will find out who else can step up and help carry the team in the NBA 2022 playoffs starting with Round 1 vs. Utah Jazz!

3 Golden State Warriors

The reigning champions are as deadly as ever and it's going to be very difficult to stop Giannis with an average of  29.9 points per game.  There is only one more prolific scorer in the league right now. Joel Embiid 30.6 ppg.  Fingers crossed we see the Bucks and 76ers in the conference finals. These two gentlemen will put up a show!

2 Memphis Grizzlies

Ja Morant had his best season and his star is arguably the brightest in the league right now.  Will he be able to carry his team to the NBA finals?  Who else will step up in the NBA Finals and help the team if he is taken out of the game.  Both Mavericks and Grizzlies will have to answer that question FAST!

1 Phoenix Suns

CP3 and Devin Booker are ready to go all the way! I am all the way! last year they could not beat the Bucks and saw Giannis win his first ring.  Extra motivation to get yours Devin!  Extra motivation to get your Devin! e form to win it all. Definitely, a team that is on fire!