Apr 29, 2011, 2:34 AM EDT
Now we get serious.
Indiana, New Orleans and Portland made things interesting. The Knicks were entertaining. But now we get down to business.
Now we are down to the eight best teams in the NBA and now contenders have to start facing off. Now everything gets more intense.
Here are our previews for the second round. All in one handy little location. This makes it easier for you to check back and point out how we missed things once the series is over.
- Interesting stat: Teams score better in crunch time when they don’t call timeout 8
- Blake Griffin with as powerful a putback dunk as you’ll see (VIDEO) 11
- PBT Podcast: What is with the slumps of Miami, Indiana? Plus of course Phil Jackson talk. 2
- Extra Pass: Beyond Phil Jackson, Knicks should see Tim Hardaway as instrumental to their future 8
- Wednesday NBA grades: Brooklyn is all about The Truth 9