NBA Playoff Haterade V: Ranked by Who I Want to Win the Finals the Least (NBA Finals Edition)

Eliminated: See You Next Year

Philadelphia 76ers

  • Original Ranking: 1

Phoenix Suns

  • Original Ranking: 2

Boston Celtics

  • Original Ranking: 3

Celtics fans thought they had it...

Memphis Grizzlies

  • Original Ranking: 4

Los Angeles Clippers

  • Original Ranking: 5

Atlanta Hawks

  • Original Ranking: 6

Minnesota Timberwolves

  • Original Ranking: 8

New York Knicks

  • Original Ranking: 9

Cleveland Cavaliers

  • Original Ranking: 10

Brooklyn Nets

  • Ranking: 11

Sacramento Kings

  • Ranking: 12

Milwaukee Bucks

  • Original Ranking: 14

That first round loss to the Heat doesn’t look so silly now, does it?

Los Angeles Lakers

  • Original Ranking: 15

Golden State Warriors

  • Original Ranking: 16

Tier 1: I Would Spend More Time Thinking About It But There’s No Chance – Wait, Maybe There’s A Chance? Oh SHIT There’s seriously a Chance

Miami Heat

  • Ranking: 2
  • Last Ranking: 8

the butler did it
grimmy butler strikes again

Tier 2: Raise the Trophy A MILE HIGH

Denver Nuggets

  • Ranking: 3
  • Last Ranking: 12

Imagine ABC Sports execs waking up with cold sweats at the possibility of a Nuggets-Heat finals instead of Lakers-Celtics Welcome to the 2023 NBA Finals featuring the Nuggets vs the Heat!

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