NBA Playoffs: If the Spurs Lose Early, Who Will Have Homecourt Advantage?

March 18th, 2011 by Perry Schwartz Leave a reply »
Despite one of the oldest rosters in the league, the San Antonio Spurs jumped out to a 25-3 start to the 2010-2011 record and haven't looked back. 

Currently 54-13 on the season, San Antonio is well on its way to homecourt advantage in the Western conference, as well as homecourt advantage in the NBA finals, should they make it that far. 

Despite the success that San Antonio has enjoyed this season, many experts don't foresee the Spurs making it past the second or third round of the postseason. Between the postseason dominance that the Lakers have shown over the last few seasons,and the consistent play and depth of the Dallas Mavericks, the San Antonio Spurs will have a tough time making a deep postseason run whether they have homecourt advantage or not. 

Also in the thick of things out West are the Oklahoma City Thunder, who have a combination of young superstars, Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, to go along with the rock-solid defense up front, with newly-acquired center Kendrick Perkins. 

Here is a look at the Western Conference standings to date. 
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