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Shaq Predicting A First Round Sweep: NBA World Reacts

Shaquille O'Neal walks the red carpet.

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 24: Shaquille O'Neal attends 2019 NBA Awards at Barker Hangar on June 24, 2019 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/WireImage)

Shaq is predicting a first-round sweep in one of the four Eastern Conference playoff matchups.

A popular pick for a short series has been the Bulls-Bucks series, but Shaq went in a different direction. He thinks that the Philadelphia 76ers won't let the Toronto Raptors take a game off them.

"Toronto's getting swept, write it down," Shaq said.

These teams are in the 4-5 matchup and look close to evenly matched so this is a series that's likely to go six or seven games. Despite the Raptors not being as good as they were three years ago, they can still play with anybody. The NBA world isn't a fan of Shaq's take on how the series will go.

The series will get started on Saturday as the first two games will be in Philadelphia. Tip-off for Game One will be at 6 p.m. ET.