Originally Posted by thriller92
We only have 2 over .500 teams to face, PHI's cant be easier than that. We're better than PHI anyway, we should finish ahead of them, theres no excuse not to.
they have phoenix, detroit, cavs x 2 and wizards x 2, the rest are almost identical with ours. We still have detroit x 2 and NOK, so in terms of absolute strength, we have a weaker schedule. But they're playing unbelievably well these days, they'be beat detroit, boston, denver in their past 5 or 6 games. We've only beaten miami and seattle in our past 13 ... And you are right, there is no excuse, but I'm pretty sure it will happen anyway. And I'm very afraid of our games against teams like NJ/Atlanta or Chicago who will be in a dogfight for getting into the post-season. Yes, we have a 6-0 record against these teams so far, but that's even more reason for worrying, given that we've yet to sweep somebody in the east this season.