Ranking Potential for Upsets in 1st-Round NBA Playoff Matchups

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Bleacher Report—Let's be honest here—nobody loves chalk. It's boring. We've seen a lot of it lately, though. The last time a No. 6 seed or lower won an NBA playoff series was 2014, when the Brooklyn Nets defeated the third-seeded Toronto Raptors in seven games...

NBA Playoffs 2018: Random thoughts on Sixers vs. Miami Heat 1st-round matchup. Entering the playoffs with a 16-game winning streak -- unprecedented in NBA history -- the Philadelphia 76ers should have no problem sweeping the Miami Heat, even if Joel Embiid sits out the series, predicts veteran NBA writer Chris Sheridan of NJ.com.