Whether you are watching the NBA basketball playoffs at home on the television or online using a site like P2P4U, these playoffs are getting good and are filled with surprises. The reigning NBA champion Dallas Mavericks got swept in the first round. Looks like they should have went with a younger point guard or a better center instead of the Lamar Odom experiment. And the Chicago Bulls, one of the top teams expected to compete for the title all but saw their title hopes gone when star guard Derek Rose got hurt in the first game and is gone from the playoffs. They went down 3 games to 1 to the Philadelphia 76ers before finding a way to win game 5.
The Spurs eliminated the Jazz in their usual dominate self, though the four game sweep didn’t see the Spurs scoring as much as they had in the regular season… might be a sign that some of the players are tiring down after the shortened season which saw games played more frequently and players getting less rest.
Those aging Celtics keep finding a way to win, with Paul Pierce winning a game for them and Rajon Rondo winning another, but their bench is going to need to step up if they are going to advance further in the playoffs. And as we saw on p2p4u net the Pacers made quick work of the depleted Orlando Magic 4 games to 1. The Magic were going without their big man Dwight Howard who made more news off the court then he did on the court this year. First he wanted off the team then he wasn’t sure then he wanted off and finally he wanted on. We couldn’t keep track of what he wanted as it seemed the story was changing every other day.
And those aging Lakers are leading the more youthful Nuggets 3 games to 2. The Lakers have a solid 1 2 big man punch with Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum, but still on any given night we can see Kobe jack up more shots than both big men combined. The Lakers bench play is also very weak and provides little scoring or depth. The Nuggets don’t have any go to player, they rely on a bevy of players to contribute and need someone to step up every night in order for them to have a shot.
The prediction here at i P2P4U is that the Spurs will face the Heat in the NBA finals with the Spurs keeping Lebron championshipless. The Spurs have the best bench in the NBA (against a Heat bench that has had numerous jokes made about it this year). Spurs in 6 games.