Time for Heat vs Knicks again
It's time for the Heat and Knicks again. Just like the old days. Miami and New York was one of the top rivalries in the NBA over a decade ago. We all remember the classic playoff showdowns that normally went to the Knicks, but that was then and this is now.
While a sexy match-up on paper, and for TV ratings, the Knicks just do not match up well with Miami. Yes, Carmelo Anthony is a premiere scorer and yes New York has some size that could give the Heat trouble, but they simply can't match Miami's explosiveness.
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are a lethal 1-2 punch on offense and defense, and over the course of a 7-game series, the Knicks can't keep up.
Much has been made about Miami's late season struggles, but let's not forget, a lot of the same things were talked about last year and all Miami did was breeze through the Eastern Conference playoffs.
I expect the same things in the 1st round this season. Just like they beat the Sixers last year in 5 games, I'll say Miami over New York in 5.
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