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NBA Playoff Facts and Records

The 2004-2005 NBA regular season is over and it's time for the slam-dunking, buzzer-beating, flagrant-fouling action of the playoffs to begin. There's no Kobe and no Lebron James - but there are several teams this year with a shot to win it all. The Kidzworld Coach makes his 2005 NBA Playoff Picks.

2005 NBA Playoffs - Western Conference

With Shaq moving to Miami and Sacramento downsizing, the Western Conference is more competitive than it has been in years.
Western Conference Contenders
  • Phoenix Suns - The arrival of Steve Nash in Phoenix turned the Suns into title contenders but their run-and-gun offence might not do well in the playoffs when defences become tighter than a Jennifer Lopez party dress.
  • San Antonio Spurs - If Tim Duncan is fully recovered from his late season ankle injury, the Spurs should be on their way to another title.
  • Denver Nuggets - The Nuggets were the NBA's hottest team in the second half of the season. If Carmelo Anthony and Kenyon Martin step their games up, the Nuggets could strike playoff gold.
  • The Coach's Pick For Western Final: San Antonio Spurs over Phoenix Suns in 6.
  • 2005 NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference

    The NBA's Eastern Conference is no longer a pathetic collection of washed up gym rats. The Shaq Attack has heated up Miami. The Detroit Pistons and Indiana Pacers have created a rivalry that's nastier than a cat fight between Nicole Ritchie and Paris Hilton. Whoever comes out of the East will be more than capable of battling the best in the West.
    Eastern Conference Contenders
  • Miami Heat - The combination of Dwyane Wade and Shaquille O'Neal could be more unstoppable than the Kobe-Shaq combo of the Lakers Dynasty. But will Shaq stay healthy through a long playoff schedule?
  • Detroit Pistons - The Pistons are the defending champs and they go into the playoffs running on all cylinders.
  • Indiana Pacers - The revitalized Pacers will want to give the retiring Reggie Miller one last shot at an NBA title.
  • The Coach's Pick For Eastern Final: Detroit Pistons over Indiana Pacers in 7.
  • Coach's Pick For NBA Title:

    Detroit Pistons over Phoenix Suns in 5 games.

    2005 NBA Playoffs - Make Your Picks

    Who do you think's gonna win the 2005 NBA title? Will the Detroit Pistons defend their title or will a new champion take the crown? your NBA playoff picks to Kidzworld.

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    1PhanTrash
    It's definitely an American thing - here in Australia we have like no Cheerleaders or Cheerleading groups. I think it's a sport but I'm not really into it. I think any girls or boys can do it. :3
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    1PhanTrash
    "Dubadins" wrote: I have never been a cheerleader but I think it is a sport because it is very active and a lot of difficult looking moves. I agree
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    Wolf74
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    use to like ballet and now gymnastics cause ballet does't suit me
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    Enki
    Enki posted in Xtreme Sports:
    Sure, many girls can fight, in fact some can fight really well, however it is a fact that women are generally physically weaker than men, which means that if a healthy male and a healthy female were to fight then the outcome wouldn't be 50/50 but rather 25/75 if even that much, this assumes that both the male and female have the same experience, training and of course both are healthy. This doesn't mean that women are inferior to men, but I am just pointing out facts, the notion that men and women are exactly the same and should be carrying out the same tasks is ridiculous.
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