With Cleveland and San Antonio winning their series last night, the stage is set for the third round of the NBA Playoffs. (All times Eastern)
Eastern Conference Finals #1 Detroit Pistons (53-29) vs. #2 Cleveland Cavaliers (50-32)
Game 1 @DET: 5/21, 8 p.m. Game 2 @DET: 5/24, 8 p.m. Game 3 @CLE: 5/27, 8:30 p.m. Game 4 @CLE: 5/29, 8 p.m. Game 5 @DET: 5/31, 8 p.m. Game 6 @CLE: 6/2, 8:30 p.m. Game 7 @DET: 6/4, 8 p.m.
Western Conference Finals #3 San Antonio Spurs (58-24) vs. #4 Utah Jazz (51-31)
Game 1 @SA: 5/20, 3:30 p.m. Game 2 @SA: 5/22, 9:00 p.m. Game 3 @UTA: 5/26, 8:30 p.m. Game 4 @UTA: 5/28, 9:00 p.m. Game 5 @SA: 5/30, 9:00 p.m. Game 6 @UTA: 6/1, 9:00 p.m. Game 7 @SA: 6/3, 8:30 p.m.
Pistons in six, Spurs in five
Ho-hum, another Pistons/Spurs Finals series. Bleh. (Actually I'm hoping for the opposite result in both series!)
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Originally posted by ekedolphinHo-hum, another Pistons/Spurs Finals series. Bleh. (Actually I'm hoping for the opposite result in both series!)
Agreed. I can guarantee I won't see a single minute unless it's Jazz-Cavs, and that's through no great love of either team (although Cleveland is SO due for a win; given Buffalo's unlikely hopes, all my karmic power goes towards them).
Bill Simmons was commenting on his podcast that Pierce's thinking is that opting-out will get him a paycut for 2010, but will ultimately result in a better contract than it would be if he was a free agent in a labor-uncertain 2011.