NBA Playoff fixes...

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NBA Playoff fixes...

Post by AmmonCougar1 » Wed Apr 11, 2012 8:51 pm

If I were in charge of the NBA playoffs I would make 2 changes the second I was given power:
1) Teams would be seeded 1-16 regardless of conference or division affiliation. I get sick of the balance of power drifting back and forth and undeserving teams getting a playoff spot because they are in a weak conference.

2) I would also change the format in the finals to 2-2-1-1-1. The 2-3-2 format is a ridiculous advantage for the home team.

That is all for now. Chime in with your changes or flaws in mine.

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Re: NBA Playoff fixes...

Post by Schmoe » Thu Apr 12, 2012 12:07 am

The #1 seed gets to choose their opponent in the first round, then the #2 seed, etc. You don't HAVE to play vs. #8 (or #16 in your new scenario) if the match-up doesn't favor you.
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Re: NBA Playoff fixes...

Post by AmmonCougar1 » Sat Apr 14, 2012 9:24 pm

Schmoe wrote:The #1 seed gets to choose their opponent in the first round, then the #2 seed, etc. You don't HAVE to play vs. #8 (or #16 in your new scenario) if the match-up doesn't favor you.

I like that. Let it continue until the conference finals too!

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Re: NBA Playoff fixes...

Post by Mars » Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:18 pm

Schmoe wrote:The #1 seed gets to choose their opponent in the first round, then the #2 seed, etc. You don't HAVE to play vs. #8 (or #16 in your new scenario) if the match-up doesn't favor you.
This is an idea that I have really liked for a couple years now. And it would make for one heck of an entertaining "Selection Show". Lots of added plot-lines and "they disrespected us!" comments.
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Re: NBA Playoff fixes...

Post by Schmoe » Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:36 pm

Oh, also the resignation of David Stern. He's been the cause of a lot of playoff "fixes."
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