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NBA playoff predictions: Experts' picks for the conference finals

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Greeny: Rockets-Warriors series will be 'disappointing' (1:29)

Mike Greenberg expects Golden State to make easy work of Houston in the Western Conference finals. (1:29)

After a combined 164 regular-season games and 10 playoff contests between them, the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets are finally where everyone expected them to be: head-to-head in one of the most anticipated Western Conference finals ever.

And after young stars emerged for the injury-riddled Boston Celtics, a showdown with familiar foe LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers awaits.

Who will advance to the NBA Finals? Our experts make their predictions for the conference finals.