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2011 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: NBA Finals Results

The Finals are over, and the Mavericks won their first ever NBA Finals. LeBron James still hasn’t won one, much to the delight of Cleveland. They won in Miami twice, which the Heat really couldn’t come together in order to stop. Game 6 was the dagger in the heart of Miami that handed Dirk Nowitzki […]

2011 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: NBA Finals

The NBA Finals are here, and even though the Celtics aren’t in it, it’ll be fun to watch. The Miami Heat, with all the hype surrounding them all season, made it to the NBA Finals, and will have a chance to hand LeBron his first ring. Opposing them are Cuban’s Crew, the Dallas Mavericks, hungry […]

NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 3 Results

That was a pretty quick third round, considering how hard many of the teams had to work to get there. You have the Mavericks making quick work of a hungry Thunder team, then you have the top seeded Bulls dropping to the Big Three of Miami. Now, we have a match-up between Miami’s destructive lineup […]

NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 3

With the third round upon us, we have two exciting match-ups on our hands. The East’s top two teams, Chicago and Miami, each put their explosive superstars against each other in mortal combat, while the West has a #3/#4 match-up after the defending champs were booted out. This time around, there’s a lot more dissension […]

NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 2 Results

It was a heck of a round, and it featured the 2011 NBA Playoffs’ first Game 7, just hours before the next round begins. LeBron James finally exorcised his post-season Celtics demons. Chicago’s huge season has them on a collision course with said James. The Thunder took care of business, albeit in longer fashion than […]

NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 2

The next round is upon us, and the upstart Grizzlies are hoping to pull off yet another big upset. The Lakers are trying to eke out another threepeat for Phil Jackson. The Heat are trying to end LeBron James’ inability to beat Boston. There’s certainly a lot to consider in the second round of the […]

2011 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: First Round Results

What a first round. A #8 upset a #1 for just the fourth time ever, and second since the first round expanded to best 4-of-7. Atlanta upset Orlando as well, and Boston pulled off the only sweep of the round. Boston got the rest, while the upstart Grizzlies have to go right back into action […]

2011 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: First Round

The playoffs are here. The first round is filled with all sorts of match-ups, from pushovers to intriguing fights. Everything starts with Chicago and Indiana, which should be over with fairly quickly. With the postseason started, and Boston set to square off with New York Sunday, us here at SoB are here to give you […]

2010-2011 NBA Expert Picks: Results

With the season over, it’s time to present the results of the 2010-2011 NBA Pick ‘Em. The East was easier to pick, as has been the case in recent memory; all three division winners were unanimously chosen. The middle of the pack was also pretty easy. The West was a different story. Aside from the […]

2010-2011 NBA Expert Picks

Hello and welcome to SoB’s annual NBA Pick ‘Em. This off-season was the most delicious to observe ever, and six of us are here to give you our thoughts on how all 82 games will treat the NBA because of it. Just as you’ve heard, it’s looking like it’ll be a Heat/Lakers super-Finals, with four […]

2010 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: NBA Finals Results

Celtics 17: Lakers 16. The banner count is still in Boston’s favor, but the Lakers are the first champions to repeat since … wait for it … the Lakers, from 2000 to 2002. At least the Lakers have been swept in the Finals three times, once to the Celtics. And the Celtics are now 4-1 […]

2010 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: NBA Finals

Well, here we are. It’s the 12th meeting between Boston and (Beat) L.A. in the Finals. 32 of 63 (>50%) of all NBA titles ever belong to one of the two teams. And with the trash talking by both Boston and Los Angeles beginning in full, it’s sure to be a huge four to seven […]

2010 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 3 Results

A Lakers/Magic rematch didn’t pan out, but a Lakers/Celtics rematch did. Expect the “Beat L.A.” chants to be loud and proud in Games 3-5. Despite being battered up pretty bad, Boston still took it too Orlando and avoided the dreaded 3-0 to 3-4 loss that stung the Bruins earlier in the month. It wasn’t pretty, […]

2010 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 3

The Celtics are on a very improbable mission to win a title. They managed to steal home-court advantage from the Cavs twice en route to eliminating them, and now must deal with the Magic. Five of our experts still think the Celtics can’t summon any magic of their own, though three think they’ll push the […]

2010 NBA Playoffs Expert Picks: Round 2 Results

Behind a three game tear, Boston finally advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals, after all three other series were swept. The Magic have a huge advantage, being rested. Both Boston and Cleveland suffered their worst home losses in franchise histories in one series. Los Angeles had a nail biter in Game 3, but came through. […]