- Jan 2, 2003
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It's unlikely (hopefully very unlikely) but I don't think it would require an actual collapse as much as it would require a very strong finish from Denver or LAC (and both teams have the tiebreaker against us).
I expect us to finish 2nd but if you look at our schedule we have 7 games remaining that we could lose with less than our best effort. I'm not even talking about the Brooklyn giveaway or a half-hearted effort like the one that led to a loss in Detroit. We're looking at Atlanta (2nd night of a b2b), New York, LAL, Golden State, Portland and back to back games in San Antonio. Not only are we about to play 8 games in 13 days, all but 2 of those games are on the orad.
I think you have battered fan syndrome Steve. And I don’t blame you. Part of me keeps waiting for that moment where we totally stumble, but this team is too good to have played .800 ball for months only to fall apart and go 4-4 down the stretch or worse, likely 3-4 after tonight’s W. It also assumes there’s much of a chance that the Nuggets or the Clippers go 8-0. The Clippers have shown all season they aren’t going to lull themselves to get the highest seed and Denver faces a murderers row like us.