Category: Playoff Thoughts

Playoff Thoughts

1.    Boston Beaning:    With the outlier of the Detroit series, the Finals appear to have mirrored Boston other playoff series quite a bit.  The Celts are playing like a formidable 66-win team at home.  They’ve controlled most of the first…

Playoff Thoughts

1.    Lakers-Celtics…blah…blah…blah:    Did you hear?  The Lakers and playing the Celtics and they may have even met before.  We’ve all touched on the history of the Lakers and Celtics and such.  ESPN.com and Classic Sports have been all over this…

Playoff Thoughts

1.    L.A. Land:    The Lakers impressively dispatched the Spurs to make their first NBA Finals since they lost to the Pistons in 2003-04.  It’s hard to figure why the Lakers were able to excel this entire series, winning easily in…

Playoff Thoughts

1.    More Home Stuff:    Last night, the Celts, were again beaten on the road to drop their road record 0-6 in the playoffs.  We reviewed this a bit last time but I wondered how unique this playoff’s home dominance was. …

Playoff Thoughts

1.    Homing In:    After the Cavs win tonight in Cleveland, home teams have now one every game this round, with the exception of Orlando’s loss at home in Game 4 against the Pistons (even this was a one-point loss).  This…