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Eight Wins To Go

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Last night, Rajon Rondo stepped up BIG to close out the Second Round of the Playoffs. With Pierce fouled out and the Celtics struggling to score, Rondo went on a personal 9-0 run to put the game and series away for the Celtics.

Rajon Rondo comes up BIG for the Celtics, Game 7 vs 76ers.

… And here come the Conference Finals..

And as we’ve done through every round, Scamz and I have our predictions (well Scamz has decent predictions, my predictions have been as good as Montreal weather predictions)

But first, here’s an update on the competition!

First Round Scores

Second Round Scores (Points are Doubled)

It’s bad.. I know, Scamz is running away with this one.
Scamz 197134 Swish

Conference Finals, Points are now TRIPLED!

Select correct series winner: +30 points
Incorrect selection will cost: -15 points

Having selected the correct winner, additional points can be earned:

Correct number of games: +18 points
One game error in guess: +9 points
Two game error: +3 points

Here are our Predictions for the Conference Finals, starting with Scamz and then Swish!

Scamz’s NBA Playoffs 2012 Conference Finals Predictions

Swish’s NBA Playoffs 2012 Conference Finals Predictions


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Tough Comeback

On Saturday we pitched out our predictions for the Eastern Conference Semi Finals while we waiting for the west to get set, now that they are, here it is!

Final Point Tally:
Scamz – 95 points
Swish – 63 points (.. looking rusty — need a comeback!)

Here are the Predictions for the Semi Finals

Scamz Predicts:

Scamz’ Predictions for the 2012 NBA Playoffs Semi Finals

 

Swish Predicts:

Swish’s Predictions for the 2012 NBA Playoffs Semi Finals

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The Playoffs Are Here!

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The Playoffs are here!! — and the NBA Swish is featuring a friend and a basketball geek for the playoffs — the one and only Sherif Khalil (AKA. Scamz!) who will be competing verses yours truly in a Playoff Series Winner mashup!

High Schooling, back in the day

Here’s how its going to work:

Select correct series winner: +10 points
Incorrect selection will cost: -5 points

Having selected the correct winner, additional points can be earned:

Correct number of games: +6 points
One game error in guess: +3 points
Two game error: +1 points 

Lets get to it! Swish vs Scamz!

 

 

 

Starting with our Guest of Honor, here are Scamz’s Predictions:

Scamz's First Round Winners, NBA Playoffs 2012

Scamz’s Notes:

“Not really sure how Orlando and Indiana is gonna play out…that one was just a wild guess”

Here are Swish’s Predictions:

Swish's First Round Winners, NBA Playoffs 2012

Swish’s Notes: 
“No, its not a glitch.. I have the Mavericks taking out the Oklahoma City Thunder in 7. The Mavericks are underrated this year, and although OKC is my second favorite to win it all, I can’t stand ideally by.. wait, I WILL NOT stand ideally by and not give the defending Champs a shot out of the first round!”

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New Goals & New Life in New York City

Carmelo Anthony Traded to Knicks

Its Official, Carmelo Anthony’s prayers have been answered, he is now a member of the New York Knicks. The trade involved 3 teams and 12 players, as discussed earlier:

New York Knicks Receive: Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups, Shelden Willams, Anthony Carter, Renaldo Balkman and Corey Brewer (from MIN)

Denver Nuggets Recieve: Wilson Chandler, Danilo Gallinari, Raymond Felton, Timothy Mosgov, one 1st-round pick, and two 2nd-round picks

Minnesota Timberwolves Recieve: Eddy Curry, Anthony Randolph, $3M in Cash Considerations from NY

The Nuggets who were $13.5M over the luxury tax which incurs a (dollar per dollar penalty), are now $4.5M below the salary cap.

Carmelo Anthony’s Agent, Leon Rose spoke about the trade,

I’m extremely happy for Melo. We are very appreciative to the Denver Nuggets organization for their efforts in assisting. Melo is excited and looking forward to playing for the Knicks.

Voice your opinion!

Lesson to be Learned??

  • The Toronto Raptors should have traded Chris Bosh!
  • Should the Cavs have traded LeBron??
  • Will the Magic trade Dwight Howard if he fails to sign extension as well?

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