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Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Will the "Leastern" Conference Produce the Worst NBA Finalist Ever?

The NBA's Eastern Conference standings look more out of whack than the Bizarro character from the Superman comic books. The vast majority of the teams are below .500, including the entire Atlantic Division. By rule, eight Eastern Conference teams will qualify for postseason play and one of them will participate in the NBA Finals. Could a sub-.500 team end up in the Finals this year? My most recent article for NBCSports.com looks back at the worst Finalists ever and which current Eastern Conference teams they most closely resemble:

Best of the Worst or Worst of the Best?

posted by David Friedman @ 2:02 AM


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At Tuesday, December 12, 2006 8:19:00 AM, Blogger illest said...

The East doesnt deserve to have a representive in the Finals this year. The only matchup in the NBA that is must see is Mavs-Spurs. Thats who should play in the finals.


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