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2015 NBA Playoffs

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Series Projections

The charts on this page show the predicted chance of each team winning a series in a specific number of games, as of the start of the series. A gray bar indicates that result is no longer possible. Above each chart are the current series win odds for each team.

Conference Finals

#1 Atlanta vs. #2 Cleveland

CLE leads 4-0 | Current win odds: 100%
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#1 Golden State vs. #2 Houston

GSW leads 3-1 | Current win odds: 97.4%
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Conference Semifinals

#1 Atlanta vs. #5 Washington

ATL leads 4-2 | Current win odds: 100%
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#1 Golden State vs. #5 Memphis

GSW leads 4-2 | Current win odds: 100%
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#2 Houston vs. #3 LA Clippers

HOU leads 4-3 | Current win odds: 100%
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#2 Cleveland vs. #3 Chicago

CLE leads 4-2 | Current win odds: 100%
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First Round

#1 Atlanta vs. #8 Brooklyn

ATL leads 4-2 | Current win odds: 100%
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#1 Golden State vs. #8 New Orleans

GSW leads 4-0 | Current win odds: 100%
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#2 Houston vs. #7 Dallas

HOU leads 4-1 | Current win odds: 100%
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#2 Cleveland vs. #7 Boston

CLE leads 4-0 | Current win odds: 100%
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#3 Chicago vs. #6 Milwaukee

CHI leads 4-2 | Current win odds: 100%
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#3 LA Clippers vs. #6 San Antonio

LAC leads 4-3 | Current win odds: 100%
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#4 Portland vs. #5 Memphis

MEM leads 4-1 | Current win odds: 100%
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#4 Toronto vs. #5 Washington

WAS leads 4-0 | Current win odds: 100%
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