A series between these two teams would represent a rematch of last season’s conference finals, and considering the way that series ended it’s safe to say that reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, and the rest of his squad, will be looking for revenge. These two teams have established themselves as the class of the conference over the past couple of seasons, and we can expect nothing short of a hard-fought, well-played series on both ends of the floor. As a result, the two teams could meet each other in the postseason – potentially as early as the first round as they did in 2018.
In a way, both teams’ seasons have been shaped by Jimmy Butler. Plus, who wouldn’t want to see another postseason series battle between Kawhi and LeBron? An argument could be made that these are the league’s top two teams, talent-wise, and thus would be a potential Finals matchup if conferences didn’t exist.