Playoffs Poll - Rubie Edmondson

There's basically no opponent for Miami in the East and the Western Conference should be a battle between Spurs and Thunder, according to 18 NBA players, executives and coaches polled by HoopsHype.

We asked them to rank their Top 8 teams in each conference. Check the full results below.

TEAMS 1st PLACE VOTES 2nd PLACE VOTES 3rd PLACE VOTES 4th PLACE VOTES 5th PLACE VOTES 6th PLACE VOTES 7th PLACE VOTES 8th PLACE VOTES NO PLAYOFFS VOTES
1. Miami 15 3
2. Indiana 1 7 5 3 2
3. Chicago 4 8 3 3
4. Brooklyn 1 2 3 8 2 1 1
5. New York 2 1 3 10 1 1
6. Cleveland 1 6 4 3 4
7. Detroit 1 5 4 3 5
8. Atlanta 1 1 2 1 1 12
9. Washington 1 2 3 12
10. Toronto 2 5 11
11. Milwaukee 1 2 2 13
12. Boston 1 1 1 15
13. Charlotte 1 17
14. Orlando 18
15. Philadelphia 18

TEAMS 1st PLACE VOTES 2nd PLACE VOTES 3rd PLACE VOTES 4th PLACE VOTES 5th PLACE VOTES 6th PLACE VOTES 7th PLACE VOTES 8th PLACE VOTES NO PLAYOFFS VOTES
1. San Antonio 6 7 3 1 1
2. OKC 7 7 3 1
3. LA Clippers 1 1 9 5 2
4. Houston 2 1 1 5 3 5 1
5. Golden State 2 1 1 4 4 5 1
6. Memphis 1 4 8 3 1 1
7. Denver 7 3 8
8. Dallas 1 4 1 12
9. LA Lakers 1 2 3 12
10. Minnesota 1 1 4 12
11. New Orleans 1 3 14
12. Portland 1 3 14
13. Phoenix 1 1 16
14. Sacramento 18
15. Utah 18