The 2011 NBA Playoffs have arrived.
16 teams battled through the 82-game grind to earn a shot at the title. Now the real season starts.
The 2011 NBA Playoffs may go down as the best in recent history. Just a few days into the postseason, we have already witnessed dramatic finishes and surprising upsets.
In the Western Conference, the top two seeds both lost their first game—the first time that has happened since the playoffs expanded to 16 teams in 1984.
In the 24/7 news cycle, we overanalyze and overreact to everything. The 2011 playoffs have been no different.
Here are the five biggest overreactions of the playoffs thus far.