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2012 Stanley Cup Finals: Devils vs. Kings Predictions

May 29th, 2012
The Los Angeles Kings have never raised Lord Stanley's Cup to the heavens since the franchise's inception in 1967, and little was expected of the L.A. squad this spring as a No. 8 seed squared off against the defending Western Conference champion Vancouver Canucks.And while New Jersey ...

1992 Dream Team Inducted Into Hall of Fame

August 16th, 2010
This weekend in Springfield, the most exalted squad of basketball aptitude ever assembled will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. The 1992 USA Olympic Men's Basketball team, more affectionately referred to as "The Dream Team," will take their place in the pantheon of hoop legends. Until the '92 Summer Games ...

What If: Jordan, Bird, and Magic Vs. Lebron, Wade, and Bosh

July 30th, 2010
Since his elected exodus from Cleveland, LeBron James' decision has been universally vilified (save for those living in the greater Miami area). Cavalier fans felt betrayed and bamboozled, particularly with the hindsight of their hometown hero's performance against Boston in the playoffs. Almost anyone with a sense of self-image mocked the ...

2010 NBA Finals: Lakers vs. Celtics Simulations and Predictions

June 1st, 2010
My girlfriend, of all people, was nice enough to remind me that if Kobe Bryant wins another NBA championship this year, he will then be the proud owner of five chocolate chip cookies. Thanks, Nike marketing. It also serves as another painful reminder to Cavs and LeBron fans that the King's cookie ...

2010 Stanley Cup Predictions: Chicago Blackhawks vs. Philadelphia Flyers

May 26th, 2010
The Philadelphia Flyers needed a victory in their final game of the season just to make the playoffs. The Chicago Blackhawks set a slew of franchise records and have never looked back. On Saturday, the two teams will square off for the Stanley Cup. Should be simple, right? One of the top teams ...

NBA Draft Simulator and Mock Draft: Version 1.0

May 19th, 2010
  We interrupt your regularly scheduled programming, LeBronathon 2010 , to bring you this special report from Whatifsports.com. Ping-pong balls and NBA deputy commissioner Adam Silver. Sounds like a party to me. That or the latest and greatest NBA Draft Lottery lost in the NBA Playoff shuffle, while LeBron James snags headlines instead ...

Is Lebron James Really The “Most Valuable Player?”

May 6th, 2010
The back-to-back MVP meets back-to-back MRIs. LeBron James' elbow is the hottest topic aside from a 17-year-old Phillies' fan craving his 15-seconds of fame only to learn the side effects of a tasering the hard way. You're right dad, face planting into the turf of Citizens Bank Park was a once ...

WhatIfSports.com Simulated NBA Playoff Preview

April 16th, 2010
Whatifsports.com presents its 2010 NBA Playoff Preview. Below is the main bracket and round-by-round series breakdown. To the right of the bracket is our stats table explaining each NBA playoff team's chances of winning each round including the NBA Finals. We simulated the entire playoff 2,001 times. Home court is taken ...

2010 NHL Playoff Preview From WhatIfSports.com

April 13th, 2010
Whatifsports.com presents its 2010 NHL Playoff Preview. We've redesigned the bracket layout for easier navigation. Below is the main bracket and round-by-round series breakdown. To the right of the bracket is our stats table explaining each team's chances of winning each round including the Stanley Cup. The way our NHL Bracket ...

The New York Knicks’ Finals Teams Revisited By WhatIfSports.com

April 9th, 2010
Eighty-three days and counting until the New York Knicks can officially start wooing LeBron James to MSG in the heart of NYC. For the past eleven years, 1999 being the last season the Knicks reached the NBA Finals, the revolving door of head coaches has been spinning (to the tune of ...