Sunday, May 18, 2008

Pistons & Lakers in Finals?

Today marks Game 7 between Boston and Cleveland, and it will be the second elimination game of the playoffs involving the Celtics. Next week we get the additional treat of New Orleans hosting San Antonio in their final game. While these 4 teams duke it out to be a part of the NBA's Final 4, two teams are sitting back and relaxing, the Detroit Pistons and the LA Lakers. Could they also be the 2008 NBA Finals matchup?

You'd have to give both the Pistons and Lakers the edge in their next round series. The Pistons have demonstrated the ability to win on the road, and just 1 win in Boston would be all it takes to knock out the top team in the NBA. In fact, earlier in the 2007-08 season, Detroit was able to do just that, defeating the Celtics in TD Banknorth. As for the Lakers, it may come down to the status of Hornet David West. If the All-star forward for the Hornets is hurt, the Lakers will be dominating inside thanks to Gasol, Kobe, Odom and several others on the team. That's if New Orleans can get by San Antonio Monday. As for the Celtics, they will continue to be not only the team to beat, but the team that needs to prove it can win in any situation, home or away.

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