NBA Tips and Predictions: March 21-27

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The NBA is staggering its fans with the amount of crazy-endings and insane stat lines that are being put up by the best of the best this season.

With players such as Lebron James, Nikola Jokic, Kevin Durant, and many more putting up record-numbers, there’s everything to love in what has been a great season up to this point.

The narratives and drama that has surrounded the league in a very competitive year, makes the wins and losses all that much more important.

As the league gears up for what should be an insane playoffs, let’s get into some key matches that could shake up the league.

Game 1 - Minnesota Timberwolves versus Dallas Mavericks - March 21st, 2022

The Western Conference is in a weird patch this season.

The returning NBA finalists, Phoenix Suns, are clearly the best team in the West and possibly the whole league.

However, what comes below them is always to be determined. KAT and Anthony Edwards are two all-stars who have potential to carry this team to a different level.

The Timberwolves are sitting in seventh, but their power can be seen when they are healthy.

One of the better teams in both offensive and defensive efficiency, they can be good if they gain chemistry and remain healthy.

Luka Doncic and company are finally picking up stride after a rocky form to start the NBA 2021-2022 season.

The Mavericks were hovering below and at .500 for the longest time, until about a month ago.

Since the bad start, the Mavericks have been creating better basketball plays with their teamwork.

Luka knows his team can get his back, and they will have to keep doing so while Keeping Luka as the main guy.

Prediction: A tough game that will be a battle between two teams with star power. Timberwolves ML

Game 2 - Golden State Warriors versus Miami Heat - March 23rd, 2022

If there’s any team that can shoot you out of the stadium, it would be the Golden State Warriors.

With Klay Thompson back on the team, as well as Draymond, the well-oiled machine in GSW could finally be back in form.

Holding the second seed in the west for most of the year, this team knows what it takes to win.

However, without Kevin Durant it has been nothing but subpar.

A matchup against the number one team in the East, should give them motivation.

Kyle Lowry. That’s the man who has turned this Miami Heat team into one of the best teams in the NBA, in such a quiet manner.

With a solid supporting cast filled with role players to the max, the Miami Heat have been the most consistent defensive team in the East.

Lowry, Butler and Adebayo make up a big three that is supported by players such as Duncan Robinson and Tyler Herro.

Don’t sleep on Miami, because they are legit.

Prediction: Miami will have enough team chemistry and gel to stop the Warriors and make sure they are known as true contenders.