NBA Playoff Preview: Examining Miami Heat’s Four Potential Match-Ups

March 24th, 2010 by Allen Levin Leave a reply »
The NBA playoffs are right around the corner, and the bottom half of the Eastern Conference is in a tight race for playoff positioning.

Seeds five through eight are all jockeying for position, with all four teams within four games or less of one another.

It is going to be a very exciting and close battle with less than 10 games left in the regular season.

Currently, the Miami Heat sit in the sixth position, holding onto a half-game lead over the seventh-seeded Bobcats and a one-game lead over the eighth-seeded Raptors. They trail the fifth-seeded Bucks by three games.

Barring an epic collapse, the Heat should end up with a fifth through eighth seed. That would mean a first-round encounter with one of the top four Eastern Conference squads: Cleveland, Orlando, Boston, or Atlanta.

All four teams are the class of the NBA and will be very difficult to upset, as they all have championship aspirations. However, Miami has fared better against some of those teams than others, and the Heat play each of those teams differently.

I am going to examine who the Heat would be most suited to play and who they would have the ...

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