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  NBADraft.net | 2005 NBA Playoffs
This should be one of the most heated playoff battles of the first round.
This could be Jamison's year to show the potential he has as a leader and winner in the NBA that showed he was in college.
Parker does definitely have the playoff edge, experience wise, with a ring under his belt, but this isn't entirely new to Miller either.
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 BULLS: NBA Playoffs 2005: Bulls vs. Wizards | First Round
2005 NBA Playoffs — The visiting Bulls led by 10 points on two occasions in the third quarter, but were unable to turn away the Wizards in Friday's 94-91 Game 6 defeat.
Kirk Hinrich (21.2 ppg, 5.8 apg, 2.0 spg in the Playoffs) and Andres Nocioni (12.8 ppg, 8.2 rpg in the Playoffs) each scored 22 points for the Bulls in the finale.
In a back-and-forth battle, Chicago outscored Washington 26-12 in the final period to take control of their opening-round playoff series with a 103-94 Game 1 win Sunday.
www.nba.com /bulls/tickets/playoffs_050420.html   (681 words)

 2005 NBA Playoffs Round 1
The Nets have been 2 the finals 2 of the last 3 years, and are entering the playoffs on a roll, while the Heat have struggled in the final weeks after clinching.
The Pacers who been trough turmoil all year have reached the playoffs where they could be a dangerous team for any body.
They are the 6th seed but they are the better team as the Celtics won the worst division in the NBA to get the 3rd spot.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /tank/nba/nba05firstround.html   (561 words)

 NBA article archive for Doc's Sports
This NBA season is summed up in two words "quality" and "change." I cannot recall another season where player moves, player suspensions and player injuries so dramatically allowed teams to move from the bottom to the top, and visa versa.
NBA commercials this year include Dwyane Wade sculpting a trophy out of sand on Miami's South Beach, then commenting, "Now that is a work of art." Dirk Nowitzki leaving endless messages on the trophy's answering machine.
NBA sidelines have been adorned with half-naked women for years and that's enriched the live game experience ten fold.
www.docsports.com /NBA-articles.html   (1307 words)

 NBA :: High Scoring First-Round NBA Playoff Games Drive Increases in Viewership and Attendance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The playoffs propelled TNT to rank as the #1 cable network in primetime among households for May sweeps to date.
NBA First Round playoff games accounted for the highest rated primetime cable programs in 6 of the 10 nights that they aired during May sweeps.
The NBA set the all-time record for number of First Round playoff sell-outs during the 2005 NBA Playoffs with 40 out of the 43 games played sell-outs.
sev.prnewswire.com /entertainment/20050511/NYTU20710052005-1.html   (310 words)

 NBADraft.net | 2005 NBA Playoffs
This could be Jamison's year to show the potential he has as a leader and winner in the NBA that showed he was in college.
Your celebrated success with one of the NBA's most notorious cellar dwellers in recent years was great, but now you have to play the juggernaut Phoenix Suns.
Parker does definitely have the playoff edge, experience wise, with a ring under his belt, but this isn't entirely new to Miller either.
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 Triangle Offense: 2005 NBA Playoffs: Face The Music
On Sunday, the Detroit Pistons were poised to go up three games to two in the 2005 NBA finals when they became the latest victims of Big shot Rob.
Everyone on the Pistons and in the Palace was familiar with Robert’s record in the final moments of playoff contests, yet he was left uncovered.
The stage is now set for the game seven showdown for the 2005 NBA title between the last two title teams.
www.lcnpub.com /2005/06/2005-nba-playoffs-face-music.html   (646 words)

 WhoWins(tm) -- Best-of-7 Series 951: Detroit vs Miami (NBA)
When tied 2-games-all in a best-of-7 NBA playoff series, the Detroit Pistons have a series record of 8-6 (with an active seven-series winning streak) and a Game 5 record of 8-6, while the Miami Heat have a series record of 1-2 and a Game 5 record of 2-1.
When trailing a best-of-7 NBA playoff series 2-games-1, the Detroit Pistons have a 4-7 series record (but a 4-1 series record in their last five such series) and an 8-3 Game 4 record.
From 1947 through the 2005 NBA Quarterfinals, when NBA teams led their best-of-7 playoff series opponents by five regular-season games, they have posted a 19-7 (.731) best-of-7 series record in those series against those opponents, with an active six-series winning streak.
www.whowins.com /2005series/nba2005m.html   (1167 words)

 2005 NBA Playoffs Predictions
The NBA playoffs are upon us and this is the point at which the long professional hoops season gets exciting.
The Spurs, however, are the most complete team in the NBA and we feel they will overcome these injury issues and take the series.
The Bulls are entering the playoffs hot as they have won 15 of their last 19.
www.docsports.com /2005-nba-playoffs-predictions.html   (832 words)

 NBA Playoff Championship Pool
In this 1st of its kind NBA 2005 Playoff Pool, enter for your chance to win great prizes this year.
For the 1st time ever, the 2005 NBA Playoff Pool will be open to the general public.
Prizes for the 2005 contest: 70% of the prize pool will go to the prize-eligible winner, 20% to the runner up, and the remaining fees used for the web operation.
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 A LOOK AT THE 2005 NBA PLAYOFFS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Overall, home favorites in 2004 were a fine 38-24-1 vs. the spread, a reversal of the 202-224-5 cumulative mark of the previous seven years.
Sacramento, despite playing in what is generally acknowledged as the NBA's noisiest arena, was only 3-3 as a home favorite in 2004 and is only 11-13 in that role the last eight years (a notable 4-1 as a home dog, however).
As the playoffs feature more defense and tension in subsequent rounds, the 'overs' vs. 'unders' have gone only 38-43-1 the last two years.
www.therx.com /blog_a-look-at-the-2005-nba-playoffs.php   (468 words)

 YaoMania! » 2005 NBA playoffs
Yao led all scorers with 33 points on an astounding 13-of-14 shooting (the one miss he had shouldn’t have been counted as a shot attempt), made 7-of-7 free throws, grabbed 8 rebounds and had two blocks.
Dallas’ Erick Dampier takes a swipe at the ball Yao was holding in the first quarter Saturday in the first game of the Rockets-Mavericks playoff series.
You are currently browsing the archives for the 2005 NBA playoffs category.
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 NBA FAN BLOG: NBA Playoffs 2005 Schedule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The NBA stands as the most exciting, entertaining and consistant fan-friendly professional sports league.
Since George Karl came on board, the Nuggets are a different team and if they can keep key players Marcus Camby and Kenyon Martin from taking a ride on an ambulance, they will make the Spurs run for their playoff lives.
Tim Duncan is back from his ankle injury, Manu Ginobili is playing like a mad man as usual and with Bruce Bowen's ol' west style of defense, i still expect the Spurs to move on to the second round, but this will be a very interesting match up.
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 Triangle Offense: June 2005
In this year’s NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs, Larry Brown and the Detroit Pistons are facing what amounts to a team of international All-Stars.
Their loss either helped the NBA or hurt the league, when it comes to world expansion.
The NBA is a league of repeat championships, and the Spurs are the only team not to have done so since the 1986 Boston Celtics.
www.lcnpub.com /2005_06_01_triangleoffense_archive.html   (2608 words)

 afterthebuzzer.com -- 2005 NBA Playoff Predictions
We set up the bracket exactly as it is in real life, and simulated the playoffs ten times, and figured the probability of each to to advance to each round.
As it can be seen, our simulation gives the Miami Heat the greatest probability to win the NBA Championship, with a likelyhood of 30%, this is closely followed by their Eastern Confrence nemisis the Detroit Pistons at a 20% likelyhood of winning the NBA title.
And if I were a betting man, I wouldn't be putting my money on the Sixers or the Nuggets to pull of the upset on the Pistons or Spurs respectively, as each of them has only a 10% chance of advancing to the second round.
www.msu.edu /~pitcher4/nba2k5.htm   (406 words)

 Dwyane Wade - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He further distinguished himself with outstanding performances in the 2004 NBA Playoffs, particularly against the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference Semifinals.
In the 2005-06 NBA season, Wade was elected to his second All-Star Game in 2006, in which he made the game winning put-back off of the Philadelphia 76ers' Allen Iverson's missed shot.
Contrary to commercials from the 2005 NBA playoffs, Wade's nickname Flash is not derived from that of the DC Comics superhero of the same name.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dwayne_Wade   (3030 words)

 NBA :: NBA Legends to Launch 2005 Destination Finals Tour in Grand Style With Parade Down New York City's Fifth Avenue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The 2005 NBA Playoffs tip off Saturday, April 23 with games on ABC (3pm ET), ESPN (5:30pm ET, 8pm ET and 10:30pm ET) and a triple header on Sunday April 24 on TNT (beginning at 5:30pm ET).
As part of Destination Finals, NBA legends will showcase this year's Larry O'Brien trophy in NBA Playoff cities and various non-Playoff NBA cities for fan autograph and photo sessions, hospital visits and reading events, at NBA Playoff games.
The NBA championship trophy was renamed the Larry O'Brien Trophy in 1984 in honor of Commissioner Larry O'Brien who served the league from 1975-84.
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 IGN: NBA Playoffs Simulated
They are a team built for the playoffs, have beaten Shaq in a best-of-seven just last year, and the roster seems to thrive under the pressure of high-stakes championship ball.
To top things off, NBA Live 2005 not only predicts a Kings upset in the first round, but they ride that momentum and the hot shooting of Mike Bibby all the way to the Finals.
A Kings/Pistons Finals isn't quite what the NBA had in mind, but it turns out to be a compelling series as the Pistons repeat for their second straight championship by winning a tough game seven.
sports.ign.com /articles/608/608653p1.html   (519 words)

 2005 NBA Playoffs | Picks | Predictions | Pictures | Pics | Photos | Facts | Records
The 2004-2005 NBA regular season is over and it's time for the slam-dunking, buzzer-beating, flagrant-fouling action of the playoffs to begin.
San Antonio Spurs - If Tim Duncan is fully recovered from his late season ankle injury, the Spurs should be on their way to another title.
Denver Nuggets - The Nuggets were the NBA's hottest team in the second half of the season.
www.kidzworld.com /site/p5560.htm   (352 words)

 Tim Duncan Biography | San Antonio Spurs | Picture | Pics | Photos | 2005 NBA Playoffs | Shoes | Wake Forest | College ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The seven-foot power forward led the San Antonio Spurs to their third NBA title with a game seven victory over the Detroit Pistons.
Tim Duncan received a basketball scholarship to Wake Forest University in 1993 and was the first player picked in the 1997 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs.
He was named the NBA's Rookie of the Year in 1998 and led the Spurs to their first NBA Title in 1999.
www.kidzworld.com /site/p3566.htm   (378 words)

 NBA.com And IGN.com Team-Up For 2005 NBA Playoffs // GamesIndustry.biz
During the 2005 NBA Playoffs, IGN.com's editors will also appear on NBA TV providing their insight and knowledge on the gaming industry.
Today, NBA video games are available to fans in more than 100 countries and on more platforms than ever before, maximizing the reach of NBA video games around the world.
With 30 teams in the United States and Canada, NBA games and related programming are broadcast to 214 countries in 43 languages via 157 telecasters; they are one of the largest suppliers of sports television and Internet programming in the world.
www.gamesindustry.biz /press_release.php?aid=8736   (684 words)

 2005 NBA Second Round Playoff Preview: Detroit versus Indiana and Phoenix versus Dallas
All of that will be pushed to the side in favor of endless rehashing of the incident that occurred last November 19 at Auburn Hills, when fans threw objects on the court and Pacer forward Ron Artest bolted into the stands, soon followed by his teammate Stephen Jackson.
The ensuing mayhem resulted in NBA Commissioner David Stern suspending Artest for the rest of the season, handing out lengthy suspensions to Jackson and Pacers' star power forward Jermaine O'Neal and shorter suspensions for several other Pacers and Pistons.
Other than increased security at the games, the main direct impact that this will have on the upcoming playoff series will be the absence of Artest, a vital player for the Pacers on offense and defense.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/basketball_spotlight/115842   (574 words)

 NBA.com: PLAYOFFS 2005
Enter the Fantastic Four Sweepstakes and you could win a trip to a 2005 NBA Premiere Week game.
NBA legends offer their picks on who will hoist the Larry O'Brien Trophy in June.
Greatest Playoff Shots: Relive some of the greatest shots in the last 25 years.
www.nba.com /playoffs2005   (306 words)

 NBA Playoffs 2005
The NBA playoffs are the favorite sporting event of those who like the fine basketball.
From the Eastern Conference the two teams that might pass to the big final are the Miami Heat and the Detroit Pistons and both of them would have it tough.
The Pistons would have to deal at first with Philadelphia, and everyone who has watch the NBA knows that it won’t be easy at all; while the Heat is going to fight the first round against New Jersey.
www.sportsbook-betting.ws /nba/nba-playoffs.htm   (531 words)

 TickCo Announces Predictions for Best Selling 2005 NBA Playoff Teams
TickCo's predictions for 2005’s best selling NBA playoff teams are listed below and ranked in order based on their potential to sell the most playoff tickets on the secondary market in 2005.
Miami Heat — Possessing the best Eastern Conference regular season record going into the playoffs, Miami Heat playoff tickets have the best chance to be this year’s top selling NBA playoff tickets.
Phoenix Suns — Boasting the best regular season record in the NBA and a Pacific Division Championship going into the playoffs, Phoenix Suns playoff tickets are bound to be in the top three for best selling NBA playoff tickets this year.
www.emediawire.com /releases/2005/4/prweb231238.htm   (512 words)

 Spurs 2005 | Tony Parker Blog
Spurs @ Knicks : 75-88 (lundi 21 marsi 2005)
Spurs @ Cavs : 94-92 (lundi 28 février 2005)
Spurs @ Hornets : 101-78 (16 février 2005)
www.tonyparkerblog.com /pages/rubrique_spurs-2005.html   (328 words)

 2005 NBA Playoffs: San Antonio Spurs vs. Phoenix Suns - Sports Betting Forum | Sports Handicapping Forum | Poker Forum
NBA Betting Discuss NBA Handicapping, betting, get free picks and post your plays on the National Basketball Association.
2005 NBA Playoffs: Detroit Pistons vs. Miami Heat
2005 NBA Playoffs: Detroit vs. Indiana, Phoenix vs. Dallas
www.bangthebook.com /forum/nba-betting/840-2005-nba-playoffs-san.html   (313 words)

 Club Lexus Forums - 2005 NBA PLAYOFFS..... Win or Go Home!
Spurs and kings are playoff tested and won't go down easily, plus they're tough to beat at home.
I say this because the Spur team of last year and the Pacers of last year were very similiar on paper, and we all know that the Pacers gave D-town their toughest test in last year's playoffs.
It'll be a good playoff atmosphere this year because there's no hands-down juggernaut expected to run the table.
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 NBA Betting Picks
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 2005 NBA Playoffs -- Outsports.com
The Detroit Story: The reigning NBA Champions did not place anyone on either the first, second or third All-NBA teams.
The Baby Bulls are back in the playoffs for the first time since Michael Jordan hit The Shot.
The Sacramento Story: Not only has their championship window slammed shut, the Kings once again are limping into the playoffs with Brad Miller, Bobby Jackson and Peja Stojakovic all hurting.
www.outsports.com /nba/2005/roundonepreview.htm   (883 words)

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