Playoffs: The one word that can make just about any man lose his religion. Throughout the country you can see millions of men screaming at the top of their lungs, campaigning for why their respective teams are the surefire champion.
Girlfriends are ignored, papers are forgotten, and inside voices no longer exist during this crucial time in a man’s life.
Women, just get used to it. As a self-proclaimed sports guru, a person can only provide a certain amount of conventional wisdom to some of these fans before their head feels like it’s going to explode from all the one-sided arguments.
Numbers, achievements, and teammates seem to be the staple of most cases that all seem to end with the same question: Can they beat The Miami Heat? NO.
Scenarios have been launched everywhere, along with a few excuses and cop-outs, that all validate one position on the subject matter. Everyone is afraid of what they will see when the time comes for the postseason. The Miami Heat is the scariest team in the NBA right now (smug look).
The team’s talent and its affinity for perfectly-timed hot streaks give it an undeniable edge. Denial is the most natural reaction for all the rest of the guys reading, but we all know that it’s also the first step to recovery. We also know that you want your team to be the last to stand in between Miami and a championship.
You guys can nitpick at the flaws, but make sure you give credit where it is due. The team has all the right pieces to get it done; namely Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, and Chrissy Bosh (Of course he is soft, but he is still effective).
Throwing stats around this article would prove pointless unless people were going to pay attention to the truth.
Sadly, they won’t and continue to disregard the facts in order to maintain their false sense of hope.
Ladies and Gentleman, the inevitable is coming.
Get ready for your parade, Miami.