Is South Beach Looking Good?

I wanted the Celtics to win so bad. Or do I really want them to win? Maybe I just hate the Heat so much that I want them to lose. Did Yoda say, "hate leads to suffering"? Oh did he? Darn, Yoda's messing with me again.

Alrighty then! I said four blogs ago that if the Heat wins the first two games, that I will then start picking Celtics. And that is exactly what I will be doing. Here is my updated pick chart..

May MIA
BOS
CHI
ATL
OKC
MEM
LAL
DAL
Default if
CHI 2-1
if
LAL 3-1
if
OKC 2-1
if
BOS 3-2
4 G2 G2 Bryant
6 G3 G3 Rose
7 G3 G3 Rondo
8 G4 G4 Deng Johnson
9 G4 G4 Allen
10 G5 G5 P.Gasol P.Gasol Nowitzki
11 G5 G5 Pierce
12 G6 G6 Bynum Bynum Noah
13 G6 G6 Westbrook* Garnett Lebron
15 G7 G7 G7 Noah Smith Kidd
16 G7 Garnett Conley Wade
* pick at elimination game

“The most successful people are those who are good at Plan B.”
- James Yorke

Oh look, there's a Plan C there somewhere. Can you spot it?

15 comments:

  1. I think you should pick Pierce playing home (game 3 or 4).

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  2. They are looking pretty good. They have had a good handle on the Celtics in their last 3 meetings, beating them by a combined margin of 43 points. C's need to win 4 out of the next 5, i dont think they can do it. I got Rondo for game 3, he always plays well in wins as i predict the C's will do in game 3.

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  3. picking Rondo as well
    divorce and playoffs don't mix
    re: tony parker

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  4. I will be going with Ray Allen for this game and saving rondo for game 4

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  5. why do you hate Heat so much?

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  6. @Anonymous, Allen is good pick as well. Allen and Rondo are better at home than on road. Pierce, anywhere.

    @Vee, you got me. My bad. I'm gonna sulk in the corner in guilt. Wait, let me click this Post Comment button..

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  7. Is it time to use a Laker on Friday? Maybe Kobe?

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  8. Big yes. Pick Kobe if you still have him. I used him on the wrong night though. Game 3 should be better for him.

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  9. Im not completely sold on the Mavs winning the series. Out of all NBA teams i think the Lakers are the most capable team of turning around an 0-2 deficit on the road. Just to be safe im gonna pick one of the Laker bigs. 4 teams in their position have done it before, they definitely have the guys to do it.

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  10. Totally agree on you there that they have the guys to do it. They are still the champions. Kobe won 5 rings. Jackson won the most. It will be good for the NBA and Jackson to see him drive 4 three peats.

    That is why the Mavs are treating this series as if they have not done anything yet.

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  11. Oh make that one less guy capable of doing it. If you look at the video, not only did Artest give Barea the clothesline, he gave Odom the roundhouse kick :P The NBA smelled what the Rock is cooking.

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  12. I am going with Odom tomorrow, just being safe and with Artest being suspended, Phil might use the size advantage with Odom instead of Barnes on the wing: Odom/Marion or Odom/Stojakovic.

    Will save Kobe on Game 4 no matter what.

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  13. @basketballfan, how about Bynum and Gasol?

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  14. Kobe on Friday. Pierce on Saturday...

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  15. Kobe in an elimination game -- best timing to pick him.

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