Whether it's Minnesota, New York or Boston, Kyrie Irving will be contending for titles.
Golden State and Cleveland are expected to meet in the NBA Finals again, just as they were at the beginning of the regular season. Despite all the doubts, Boston and Houston are up against it in the Conference Finals.
Toronto, Boston and Houston all secured playoff places last week. There was more tussling for seeding position in both the East and West with only 3.5 games separating Portland in third from the Jazz in 10th.