NBA playoffs: Magic fight back, top Celtics 113-92 in Game 5

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  • Big_Ben
    May 27, 2010 2:32 p.m.

    First of all, the second tech against perkins was a joke. I am glad the NBA has rescinded it. I hate it when officials have personal vendettas against specific players and give them a reputation-based tech. Kudos to the NBA office for getting it right.

    Second, this series is still over. Boston is going to close them out in game six. Mark it down. I have a hard time seeing the Magic being able to win again in Boston. Even without Big baby, the c's will be ready and will shut those guys down.

  • Madden
    May 27, 2010 2:18 p.m.

    Nice to see the NBA do what they can to extend series but still make sure Celtics-Lakers happens. Overturning a tech so Perkins won't sit game 6...ridiculous. I don't care if the judgment for the T was wrong, a T is a judgment call and has to stand. The guy wouldn't shut up, he deserved a T.

    Why are these kinds of ruling made against refs when it comes to stars (Durant vs. Utah last second foul) or big-name teams? This isn't the WWE is it?

    If only the NBA were consistent, maybe teams like the Jazz (push off) and Suns (Amare suspension) would have a better shot at a title.

  • rlsintx
    May 27, 2010 10:27 a.m.

    Howard - the strongest and best elbows in basketball and getting away with it for a LONG time... only Shaq's girth gets away with more fouls.

  • Samwise
    May 27, 2010 12:35 a.m.

    Go Magic, make history! And insure that it will not be a Celtics/Lakers finals. Then, and if the Suns can beat the Lakers in their series, I will be very very happy for the Finals.