Originally posted on TornBySports  |  Last updated 3/6/13
There is a significant contrast that surfaces around this time every year between the NBA and college hoops. To be summed up squarely, the field of championship contenders is much more narrow and refined in the NBA. While the NCAA offers a field of 68 that features three weeks worth of one-and-done games, the NBA playoffs serves us home court advantage in increments of five and seven game series. The format requires a team to be consistent for a longer period of time, which is why, the majority of the time, the very best team wins it all every season. There is a greater possibility for the number one team in the country in the NCAA tournament to be knocked off in the opening weekend because they only have one shot at getting the job done. The best team in the NBA is allowed two and three game errors before they have to win. Whether their errors come by execution, injury or match-up problems, they are given that margin for error and will most likely make the necessary adjustments to ...
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