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).
SI.com's making the obvious comparison to Sam Bowie. Which is all the more striking considering that Kevin Durant, selected right after him (as Michael Jordan was selected right after Bowie) already has a scoring title under his belt.