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NBA Playoff Pick ‘Em: Who Won?

So there we have it. We have a final winner of the Playoff Pick ‘Em and the result should not surprise you. I’d say he knows his basketball.

I will say that I am sticking by the rules I established beforehand. In retrospect, I would’ve weighed the amount of games in the Finals and the MVP choice as the same, but instead, choosing the MVP was simply a tiebreaker (see rules below for details). As a result….the winner of the Sports of Boston NBA Playoff Pick ‘Em? GEOFF!


NBA Finals Picks:

Picks: Geoff KC Jeff Pete Chris Dev Dan Adam Mike
BOS/LAL Celtics Celtics Lakers Celtics Celtics Celtics Celtics Celtics
Game #? 6 games 7 games 7 games 7 games 7 games 6 games 6 games 7 games
Finals MVP Kevin Garnett Paul Pierce Kobe Bryant Kendrick Perkins Paul Pierce Paul Pierce Kevin Garnett Paul Pierce
Final Score 105-102 100-92 101-89 102-97 104-97 94-90 100-98 104-95
OVERALL 14-2 13-3 11-5 13-3 11-5 11-5 7-1 12-4 6-2

NBA Finals Pick ‘Em Rules:

Instead of picking just one winner of the series, we will be picking from a few things. First, who will win the NBA Finals and in how many games will it happen? The next three will be tiebreakers…Who will be the NBA Finals MVP? What will be the final score of the final game? If neither one breaks the tie, it will be the total points scored in the final game (add up the final score to get the total). This will, once and for all, decide who is the blogger with the most basketball knowledge (for this year at least).

NBA Finals Fan Poll:

Who will win the NBA Finals?

  • Celtics in 7 (40%, 16 Votes)
  • Celtics in 6 (28%, 11 Votes)
  • Lakers in 6 (15%, 6 Votes)
  • Lakers in 4 (8%, 3 Votes)
  • Lakers in 7 (8%, 3 Votes)
  • Celtics in 5 (3%, 1 Votes)
  • Celtics in 4 (0%, 0 Votes)
  • Lakers in 5 (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 40

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Pick Archives

Round 3 Picks:

Picks: Geoff KC Jeff Pete Chris Dev Dan Adam Mike
BOS/DET Celtics Celtics Pistons Celtics Celtics Pistons Pistons Pistons
LAL/SA Lakers Lakers Lakers Lakers Spurs Lakers Spurs Lakers
OVERALL 12-2 12-2 11-3 12-2 10-4 9-5 7-1 10-4 5-1

Round 2 Picks:

Picks: Geoff KC Jeff Pete Chris Dev Dan Adam Mike
BOS/CLE Celtics Celtics Celtics Cavs Celtics Celtics   Celtics Celtics
DET/ORL Pistons
Pistons
Pistons
Pistons
Pistons
Magic
Pistons
Pistons
LAL/UT Lakers
Lakers
Lakers
Lakers
Lakers
Lakers

Lakers
Lakers
NO/SA Hornets Spurs Hornets Hornets Hornets Hornets   Hornets Spurs
OVERALL 10-2 10-2 10-2 10-2 9-3 8-4 7-1 10-2 4-0

Round 1 Picks:

Picks: Geoff KC Jeff Pete Chris Dev Dan Adam
BOS/ATL Celtics Celtics Celtics Celtics Celtics Celtics Celtics Celtics
DET/PHI Pistons Pistons Pistons Pistons Pistons Pistons Pistons Pistons
ORL/TOR Magic Magic Magic Magic Magic Magic Magic Magic
CLE/WAS Wizards Wizards Cavs Cavs Cavs Wizards Cavs Cavs
LAL/DEN Lakers Lakers Lakers Lakers Lakers Lakers Lakers Lakers
NO/DAL Hornets Hornets Mavs Hornets Hornets Hornets Hornets Mavs
SA/PHO Spurs Suns Spurs Spurs Suns Spurs Suns Spurs
UT/HOU Jazz Jazz Jazz Jazz Rockets Rockets Jazz Jazz
OVERALL 7-1 6-2 7-1 8-0 6-2 6-2 7-1 7-1

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Discussion

3 comments for “NBA Playoff Pick ‘Em: Who Won?”

  1. YEAH!! I didn’t actually expect to win this thing when I picked Garnett as the mvp, but cool anyways. This years playoffs were a great run and not just because of the Celtics winning it all but there were just some good basketball games played throughout. Now the NBA draft is headed our way. I’ll be watching for Gary Forbes outta my UMass. The NBA is still exciting for another week or so haha.

    Posted by Geoff | June 19, 2008, 10:18 pm
  2. haha. Yeah…doesn’t it sound good to say: “I wonder who the Celtics will get with the 30th pick?”

    Posted by KC | June 21, 2008, 1:24 pm
  3. Congrats Geoff!

    I think I picked too many upsets at KC’s urging haha (I think that was his plan to force me out of contention).

    Posted by Chris | June 22, 2008, 10:52 pm

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