Cleveland vs. Chicago: Success for the Bulls Is Avoiding Embarassment

April 15th, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
Reaching the postseason was an extraordinary feat for the Chicago Bulls; expecting them to compete with the Cleveland Cavaliers once the games begin is entirely something else.

If the NBA switched their format to seed all of the league's playoff teams No. 1 through No. 16, the Bulls would be No. 16 and the Cavaliers would remain No. 1, and the disparity in talent is comparable to that level.

Few observers are giving the Chicago Bulls a chance to win a single game, and fewer still believe they can even be competitive, but can the Bulls at least spare themselves the pain of embarrassment?

That will be a task in itself, because the happy-go-lucky Bulls are about to face a Cavaliers' team that is among the most talented in the league, and they are motivated by the pain of losing in last season's Eastern Conference Finals.

The Cavaliers are deeper than the Bulls, more athletic, better defensively, and they have much better perimeter shooters, in addition to having one of the league's more underrated coaches in Mike Brown.

Then there is this guy named LeBron James, who is without a doubt the league's most complete player, and a ...

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