The NBA Ramblings: First Round Thoughts and Predictions


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The NBA Ramblings: The Playoffs are Here!

Bold (and not so bold) First Round Playoff Thoughts and Predictions

We are finally here – the fucking playoffs! Maybe it was because the seeds (for the most part) have been set, but getting to the playoffs seemed to take FOREVER this year. Maybe we do need a lockout each year. Anyway, here are some thoughts and predictions for the first round.

LeBron James will average 24/8/8 without trying against the Milwaukee Bucks. If he tries he will average 65/19/33…

The Milwaukee Bucks will get swept in splendid fashion, lose Ellis and Redick, decide not to sign Jennings and be sold to Seattle for sixteen thousand dollars…

Deron Williams will be okay, but not awesome. Now that Jay-Z is parting ways, no one cares…

If the Pacers draw the Hawks they will dispose them in five games, if they end up facing the…

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Miami Big 3 Expected To Play Friday vs. Celtics


CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – While Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett rest their ailing ankles on Friday night, the rest of the Boston Celtics will take on the Miami Heat — the best team in the NBA.

And while the Celtics are resting their star players with the postseason just four games away, the Heat will do no such thing.

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh — Miami’s own version of the Big 3 — will all suit up Friday night against Boston, and without the services of Pierce and Garnett, this one could get ugly for Boston fans.

Read:Celtics-Heat Preview

But with the seventh seed in the East all but locked up for Boston, the outcome of Friday night’s tilt in Miami won’t matter to the Celtics. Instead, they are taking advantage of an opportunity to rest their aging stars and give younger players the opportunity to try…

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