Chicago Bulls–Philadelphia 76ers: Analyzing Game 1, Predicting Game 2

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The lights came on and the stage was set as Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls mounted the floor in preparation



What a series, huh?

This years remarkable NBA Finals capped off with a remarkable Game 6, one watched by 23.5 million people, producing ABC’s best non-Oscar sunday in five years (and the most watched game 6 since Jordan beat the Jazz in 1998.

Now that the season is done, we’ve got plenty of time to get into intricate detail on how this year’s series stacks up against the greats. We’ve also got a lot of cool things a’brewing here at Saving the Skyhook for the offseason, including a live blog during the NBA Draft, but for now, I’d like to offer up some love for the first time NBA Champion Dallas Mavericks.

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NBA Power Rankings: 1/10/11

Basketball fans, it’s time for another edition of power rankings here on STS, and after a great week of action in the NBA (which concluded with a possible game of the year candidate in Portland last night), it’s time to see where the teams stand heading into this week.

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NBA Today: May 21

  • The Philadelphia 76ers and TNT broadcaster Doug Collins have agreed on a four-year deal for Collins to become the team’s next head coach.
  • The Nets, after saying they wouldn’t renew general manager/interim coach Kiki Vandeweghe’s contract this summer, have eliminated the former position altogether and have merged it with Rod Thorn’s president position.
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