Eastern Conference (in bracketed order)

1. Chicago Bulls (59-18) vs. 8. New Jersey Nets (40-36)4. Charlotte Hornets (47-30) vs. 5. Atlanta Hawks (46-31)

2. Miami Heat (54-24) vs. 7. New York Knicks (42-36)

3. Indiana Pacers (54-23) vs. 6. Cleveland Cavaliers (44-33)

Western Conference (in bracketed order)

1. UTAH JAZZ (59-18) vs. 8. Houston Rockets (40-38)

4. San Antonio Spurs (53-25) vs. 5. Phoenix Suns (52-25)

2. Seattle Sonics (58-20) vs. 7. Minnesota T-Wolves (41-36)

3. L.A. Lakers (56-21) vs. 6. Portland Trail Blazers (44-33)