2010 NBA Playoffs: Cleveland-Boston Game Five and a Bunch of Sweeps

May 10th, 2010 by Dan Smith Leave a reply »

When the NBA season started, I thought that five teams had a shot to win it all in 2009-2010: The Lakers, Cavs, Magic, Celtics, and Nuggets were my "Fab Five" so to speak.

As of right now, there are essentially five teams left. The Lakers and Magic are about to finish off Conference Semi-Final sweeps, the Cavs and Celtics are in an actual series. The Phoenix Suns were the first team to make it to the Conference Finals.

So I had four out of the five teams right to start the season, and the Nuggets had some strange stuff happen to them on their way to the playoffs. The Suns, like the Nuggets, probably lack the size to beat the Lakers. The Suns can hope that the Jazz do win a game in the series to curb the rest for Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum.

There are grumblings from talking heads that the Cavs are built for the regular season, and lack the mental toughness for playoff success. Jason Smith on ESPN Radio stated that the Cavs are a front-running team that struggles when they fall behind.

The Cavs go as their superstar leader LeBron James goes. It is not that they lack the mental toughness to come from behind, it is more th ...

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