If you have watched or even casually followed the NBA this season you know one thing--the Miami Heat totally rock. Winning streak aside, there is no team that has been able to go out on the court and find a way to win quite like they have this season. But does that mean they are the easy favorite to win the NBA Finals this year? Don't bet on it!
Now the easy to do would be to just bet for your favorite NBA team, right (sorry Charlotte)? At least that way you can say you were loyal to your club till the then, but when it comes to picking the NBA champion and winning that bet with you know-it-all-brother do you want to be loyal to a group of really tall dudes that do not know your name or win?
The Heat are human (yes, even the Birdman); they can be beat. Heck, they did lose 16 games after all. It is a lot harder to see them losing to any team in a best of seven series though.
Of the candidates in the East, the only two that I can see doing it are the New York Knicks a...