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This is the time the Miami Heat have been waiting for after their poor play in the NBA finals. Even as the number 2 seed they are the favorites to represent the East again. I will be shocked if they don’t meet the Chicago Bulls in a rematch of last year’s Eastern Conference playoffs. Problem for the Bulls in there star Derrick Rose is not healthy. The only other team that I can see challenging these two teams are the Boston Celtics. They have the experience and I think they have one more run in them.
Eastern Conference Playoff Schedule
Bulls vs. 76ers
Game 1: at CHI, Sat. April 28, 1 p.m., TNT
Game 2: at CHI, Tue. May 1, 8 p.m., TNT
Game 3: at PHI, Fri. May 4, 8 p.m., ESPN
Game 4: at PHI, Sun. May 6, 1 p.m., ABC
Game 5: at CHI, Tue. May 8, If Necessary
Game 6: at PHI, Thu. May 10, If Necessary
Game 7: at CHI, Sat. May 12, If Necessary
Heat vs. Knicks
Game 1: at MIA, Sat. April 28, 3:30 p.m., ABC
Game 2: at MIA, Mon. April 30, 7 p.m., TNT
Game 3: at NYK, Thu. May...
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