Found May 11, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
If you said you had the Lakers and Nuggets going seven games you are lying, unless you are a very optimistic and borderline delusional Denver fan. My in-laws are all Lakers fans, and I am sure they are shocked, though confident. I am pulling hard for the Nuggets to do the unprecedented, because too often in the NBA playoffs the first round matchups go just as planned. There are no surprises and no drama, despite what the analysts and television personalities try to drum up. It is pretty much chalk to the Conference Championship round. The Lakers should not lose in the first round to a young, inexperienced Nuggets team, but it wouldn’t be the first time a team that was supposed to win doesn’t. The only playoff series in recent memory that was shocking to me was the eighth-seeded Golden State Warriors knocked off the top-seeded Dallas Mavericks in 2007, before falling to the Jazz in the next round. I believe Denver’s upset would surpass the Warriors’ because of the personnel on the f...
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