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Monday, October 20, 2014

Articles tagged: NBA playoffs

LeBron James: Playoff Sweat Is Different from Regular Season Sweat

The Miami Heat finished off the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 5 of their series Wednesday night and will prepare for what should be an epic clash with the Boston Celtics. There is little doubt that LeBron James will be prepared for the series, at least as far as conditioning goes. Jimmy Traina shared a great…Read More

Why Doesn’t the NBA Re-seed?

When I posted a few days ago asking why the Jazz and Heat were considered the No. 4 seeds in their respective conferences, despite having inferior records to the teams who were seeded 5th, and despite not enjoying the home court advantage typically bestowed upon a higher seeded team, another excellent point was raised. Both…Read More

What’s Up with the NBA Seeding?

OK, I’ve been meaning to write this for a long time, but it’s still worth mentioning now that Houston and Utah is 3-2 Rockets, with each game being won on home court. The other series this affected was Miami/Chicago, but we all know how that turned out. I have asked several knowledgeable people, and still…Read More

The Playoff Beard Is on Its Last Legs

There you see the evolution of the short-lived playoff beard.  And yes, you read correctly — I am writing in the past tense because the Pens are done.  Before I get to the breakdown, you should know what you’re looking at.  From left to right: prior to Game 1 on Wednesday, April 11th; prior to Game…Read More

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