Yeah, ok, I've been out of the basketball loop since the Wiz traded Webber. However I couldn't help but notice that the NEW JERSEY F'N NETS are the top seed in the East. Que? Is it the magic of Yinka Dare?
An explanation would help me make sense of this. Is it the presence of Bill Cosby at ownership meetings? (Pudding pops ruled. I miss them.)
"People building their own cages rage at thoughts of liberation."- 15
1. Yinka Dare did get an assist although i couldn't tell you when it was or how many he finished with, but i remember seeing it.
2. I wouldn't say the Nets are running away with the East they are only 3 and half games ahead and are on a 4 game losing streak. And the only reason it's not even closer than that is because Detroit (2nd) and Milwaukee (3rd) are both on losing streaks as well. Boston (4th and won 4 in a row) and Philly (5th and won 3 in a row) could pass them up and i wouldnt' be surprised to see one or both of them finish ahead of the Nets.
3. I agree that the West will win the title, but I think Dallas should be considered with LA and Sacramento, afterall they have the most wins in the NBA. As for a sleeper, I think Portland has a better chance than San Antonio.
And you know... according to Larry Bird and Magic Johnson's book, When The Game Was Ours, the only reason the '92 Dream Team chose Laettner as their twelfth guy was because he'd put in more time with USA Basketball than their other choice: