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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Monthly Archives: May 2004

East Coast vs West Coast

[Note: No rappers were hurt in the writing of this blog.] If you’re a long time reader, you already know I picked the East to win it all. In fact I was the only one out of the 8 participants in my playoff bracket contest to choose an East team. At the time I didn’t do a whole lot of analysis to see if the top East team is really as good as their left coast counterparts. So the question I have for this entry is: Does the East have a chance to win the NBA Championship? First let’s look …continue reading

NBA First Round – Necessary?

I received an interesting & at first cryptic email today. The entire email was: Houston. #6. 1995. Need I say more? The email was from Page 23′s Kevin Pelton. It took me a second to realize what this meant. It was in reference to my last entry where I wrote: Off the top of my head I can’t think of a team past seed #5 that went two rounds other than the strike season Knicks. I had been too busy (read: lazy) to actually research which low seeds have gotten far in the playoffs. Luckily I have readers astute enough …continue reading