“We’re Not Done Yet”

by Justin Cherot I have a friend who is not looking forward to the NBA Finals, not if it involves the newly-crowned Western Conference champion Dallas Mavericks and the Miami Heat, who have a stranglehold on the Eastern Conference finals against the Chicago Bulls. The premise for why he is disenchanted?  The whole notion that…

Hard Act to Follow: Previewing the 2nd Round

by Justin Cherot So… what’d you think of THAT first round? Let’s do a quick inventory:  An eight seed (Memphis) tanked down the stretch to get the team with the second best record in basketball (San Antonio), and the Grizzlies justified their tankage by undressing the Spurs. With the exception of the Atlanta/Orlando series (which honestly I couldn’t wait to…