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Hot/Not for NBA playoffs

Conventional wisdom says the O-first Suns won't win it all. Conventional wisdom says to check out the Hot/Not file.

Updated: April 25, 2005, 12:43 PM ET
By Dan Shanoff | Page 2

The conventional wisdom is that everything changes in the NBA playoffs. Those run-n-gun Suns will be slowed. Shooting teams like the Sonics, Mavs and Wizards will be bludgeoned into submission.

Or maybe this year is different. After all, no one gave the Pistons' "D-first" squad much of a chance against the mighty Lakers. Detroit taught everyone: Team basketball wins.

But that's just one trendy storyline. Get ready for the next three months of playoff basketball with our annual Hot/Not ...

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