It is extremely hard to win a basketball game when you are out rebounded by 19, only make 33.8% of your shots, and you allow 14 extra possessions by way of the offensive rebound… Just ask the Atlanta Hawks. Much credit given to the Chicago Bulls defense, which stifled the Hawks offense all game long. In game 2 the Hawks were forced to settle for outside jump shots and unlike game 1, they didn’t make many. The Hawks only hit 13 of 50 shots from outside of 5 feet (26%). Continue reading
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The Heat swept the regular season matchup 3-0 by a combined 30 points.
Philly: Losers of 4 of their last 5 games, the ‘6ers stumble their way into the Playoffs after having what most believe to be the surprise team in the NBA this year. Unfortunately for them, they have this Miami Heat team of Monstars to look forward to.
Miami: The way the media scrutinizes every Miami Heat loss, you would think they barely made it to the Playoffs, instead the Heat finish the season as the 2 seed. They tend to feast on the Philadelphia’s of the league and I expect no let-down here. If the Heat dont make the finals this year, they might as well stop paying the cable and internet bills because the media would never let them live it down so I expect them to come out focused and ready to play from the opening tip until the series is over. Continue reading
As you’d expect, the Bulls won the season series between the two teams pretty handily (3-1).
The Pacers lone win came in an overtime thriller the the Bulls played short handed without headlined acquisition Carlos Boozer and Derrick Rose, who fouled out in the final minute and a half with 42 points.
The Pacers are young and have showed signs of life this season that should give Pacer fans hope for the years to come, but dont expect an upset this post season. Continue reading