Originally Posted by Crystallas
IMO, Home court is the only way that we can win the East or the Finals. We're 2 games up on the Lakers right now, and 1 1/2 away from the Spurs.
If we beat Boston, we lock a better record than them, if we win 2 games, we clinch the East. If we win out and the Spurs lose 1 of their remaining, we clinch #1 in the NBA because we would have the tie-breaker.
If Boston were to lose to us it would tie the series and still give them 4 other games to catch us if we start to fail miserably, I thought.