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NBA Western Conference Playoff Matchups And Predictions

The NBA lockout-shortened regular season has come to a close and the playoff teams have been decided. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.


Gordon Hayward #20 of the Utah Jazz shoots the ball over Courtney Lee #5 of the Houston Rockets. (credit: Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hayward Scores 29 In Utah’s Win In Houston

Goran Dragic scored 19, Kyle Lowry added 15 off the bench and Marcus Camby grabbed 13 rebounds for the Rockets, who shot 36 percent (31 of 87) from the field.


C.J. Miles of the Jazz shoots the ball over Chandler Parsons. (credit: Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)

Miles Scores 27 To Lift Jazz Over Rockets 104-83

Utah Jazz point guard Devin Harris was feeling sick to his stomach and couldn’t finish Wednesday night’s game.


Luis Scola shoots against the Jazz. (credit: Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rockets Clobber Jazz, 101-85

Kyle Lowry scored 32 points and Luis Scolahad 26 and the Houston Rockets fought off a late run from the Utah Jazz and went on to a 101-85 win on Sunday night.



Rockets Power Hour

Matt Bullard spends a shortened segment with J&R to talk about the Rockets loss to the Lakers, what they should expect from the Jazz game and what trades could potentially be made.

SportsRadio 610–02/02/2011



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