A Series Neither Team Wants To Win

Today, the Miami Heat thrashed the Atlanta Hawks 98 – 72 at home to even their series. They now go to Atlanta to try to win Game 7 and advance into the 2nd round.

The way I see it, neither Atlanta nor Miami wants to win because they don’t think they can advance into the Championships. Therefore, it makes better sense to just shut down their respective teams for the ’08-’09 season, rest, rebuild, and get better for the next.

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Today's Prediction: Phi over Orl; Hou over Por; Chi over Bos

And now, to explain myself:

Phi vs. Orl – Orlando leads 3-2. I’m going for Phi here because a. I like how Igoudala’s been playing the past few weeks. Yes I know that’s certainly not enough to say they’ll win. What does give them a good chance is b. Dwight Howard is suspended for an altercation with Samuel Dalembert. Orlando’s gonna have to do something big to make up for losing Howard. Howard however, has learned a valuable lesson: In order to get anywhere in the playoffs, you gotta keep your cool.

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The Rising Rose, Rondo, Ray, the other AI and Other Updates

Just thought I’d show you what 36 pts., 11 assists in a first time playoff appearance looks like:

Matching Kareem’s. Now, THAT’s how you go into the playoffs. That’s what I’m talkin’ about.

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