EASTERN CONFERENCE 1. Boston 41-9 ... - 2. Detroit 39-13 ... 3 GB 3. Orlando 33-21 ... 10 GB 4. Cleveland 29-23 ... 13 GB 5. Toronto 28-23 ... 13.5 GB 6. Washington 25-27 ... 17 GB 7t. New Jersey 23-30 ... 19.5 GB (.434 winning percentage) 7t. Philadelphia 23-30 ... 19.5 GB (.434 winning percentage)
9. Atlanta 21-28 ... 19.5 GB (.429 winning percentage) 10. Chicago 21-31 ... 21 GB 11. Indiana 21-32 ... 21.5 GB 12t. Milwaukee 19-34 ... 23.5 GB 12t. Charlotte 19-34 ... 23.5 GB 14. New York 15-37 ... 27 GB 15. Miami 9-42 ... 32.5 GB
Yes, there are an insane NINE teams at the top of the Western Conference within 4.5 games of each other, meaning each one is a losing streak away from falling out of the playoffs completely. If anyone will be the odd team out, I'd have to look at New Orleans. There's no way they can keep up their torrid pace with ZERO fan support.
The Eastern Conference belongs to Boston and Detroit and I can only see Boston as the real championship contender. Detroit is constantly haunted by the Cleveland LeBrons, who gave them a huge scare in '06 and finished the job in '07. As long as a Detroit/Cleveland match looms, I don't count on the Pistons getting very far.
Don't mess with Superman Prime or he'll kill you to death!
Couldn't the NBA make an executive order and put the 9-10 seeds in the West into the East? The Nets and Sixers are just terrible teams.
“How is it that I am a good actor? What I do is I... pretend to be the person I’m portraying. You’re confused. Case in point: in Lord of the Rings, Peter Jackson comes to me and says ‘I would like you to be Gandalf the Wizard,’ and I said ‘You are aware that I am not really a wizard?’ and Peter Jackson said ‘I would like you to use your acting skills to portray a wizard for the duration of the show.’ So I said ‘Okay’ and then I said to myself ‘Mmm.. How do I do that?’ And this is what I did: I imagined that I was a wizard, and then I pretended, and acted, in that way on the stage. How did I know what to say? The words were written down for me in a script. How did I know where to stand? People told me where to stand." -- Sir Ian McKellen, Extras
I just keep staring at those standing, trying to figure out the least probable statistic. I've finally settled on "how is the difference between 5th and 7th in the East 33% greater than 1st and 9th in the West?"
I find the most erotic part of the woman is the boobies.
A Rasheed Wallace for Kwame Brown trade wouldn't help the Wizards, either, who are trying to maintain a squeaky-clean image. Besides, how long before 'Sheed, despite the presence of MJ, continues being 'Sheed with all those technical fouls he collects?