The 1 Thing Each 2013 NBA Playoff Team Must Avoid

« Prev
1 of 9
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
The 1 Thing Each 2013 NBA Playoff Team Must Avoid
Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony, Indiana Pacers' Paul George

There is one thing that each of the 2013 NBA playoff teams must avoid in order to maximize its opportunity to advance to the conference finals.

From allowing isolation offense to become stagnant to losing the rebounding battle, the one thing that must be avoided is unique to that team specifically.

Being able to avoid that one thing—like losing collective composure or getting stuck in a half-court game—increases that team's chances of advancing to the conference finals.

The inability to avoid these things, meanwhile—whether they are directly controllable or not—could lead to elimination.

Begin Slideshow »

Follow B/R on Facebook


Subscribe Now

By signing up for our newsletter, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy.

Thanks for signing up.