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Can anyone vote off the Lakers?

Page 2's Bill Simmons tries to forecast which team will be the ultimate "Survivor" of the NBA postseason.

Updated: May 31, 2005, 2:11 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2 columnist

Only 12 months ago, I penned an NBA playoff preview mixing pro hoops with "Survivor," which made sense because "Survivor" was a genuine water cooler show and borderline cultural phenomenon. Those days are long gone -- I don't know a single person who religiously still watches that show, mainly because CBS pounded the gimmick into the ground -- but the "Survivor"-NBA connection still works.

Think about it. Sixteen entrants. One prize. A battle against the elements. Cameras everywhere. ...

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