Found April 19, 2013 on Turn On The Knicks:
The Turn On The Knicks staff gives their predictions for the first round of the NBA playoffs, which tip-off this Saturday. BUCKS VS. HEAT Joe Caporoso - Sometimes you don’t want to over-think these things. The Heat are one of the best teams we have seen in the past decade, if not longer. The Bucks are a sub .500 team, who despite having their share of scorers, will be overmatched and lucky to steal a single game. HEAT IN 4.  Kevin Smith - Milwaukee has played Miami about as tough as any team in recent history, but they still aren’t a formidable enough opponent for LeBron and company. The Bucks usually win games in the backcourt, but the Heat’s perimeter defense will make it tough for them to keep up on the scoreboard. I love the raucous environment of the Bradley Center in Milwaukee and think the Bucks can sneak one out at home. HEAT IN 5. Tim Murray – The Bucks are a talented squad with perhaps the most dynamic back-court in the league but when it comes to the Heat any team will n...
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