It’s only a few weeks away: the NBA playoffs are about to begin! It has been an exciting year for basketball fans all over the country. We have seen a mix of teams that have been successful, from the perennial contenders to new teams that haven’t been as competitive in recent years. As of this afternoon, there are four teams that are assured of a spot in the playoffs: Boston, Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland, and Orlando. 12 other teams will be determined in the next few weeks and then you will know if your team is in or out. Among the contending teams, it is hard to identify the best teams. Will Boston be able to defend its 2008 championship? Will Los Angeles take back the honor? Or will Cleveland finally come of age and win a trophy of their own? All these and other questions will be answered during the upcoming playoffs and tickets are already available! Just take a look at the 2009 NBA Playoffs schedule and see what team and game you want to see for yourself. It’s going to be amazing.