LeBron, Keep Waiting: Why the Chicago Bulls Will Beat the Cleveland Cavaliers

April 24th, 2010 by Blaise Anderson Leave a reply »
This was supposed to be their year. Supposed to be the year the face of the current NBA put himself and his team on top of the world.

People said as long as the Cavaliers got by the Magic and Howard, they would meet the Lakers in the finals, and were favorites to beat them on basketball's biggest stage.

There was one thing they didn't count on. One thing that was almost surely not even going to compete in the playoffs before the very final games of the season.

The one thing they didn't count on: Chicago.

Cleveland, though they came closer in the fourth quarter, easily beat Chicago, who seemed unprepared with signs of nervousness.

The second game became closer, tied after the third, until LeBron became LeBron and did not miss, even with clever, daring defense by Luol Deng. After this second game, I turned on my computer, and some smart ass on ESPN was claiming he would be surprised if not for a sweep in this No. 1 vs No. 8 seed matchup.

Game three proved to disagree, go figure. With a close game throughout the whole match, Chicago's depth proved to much for Cleveland, and too many options for Chicago, which was ...

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