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Remain calm, Spurs and Magic ... all is well

Fear not, Spurs and Magic. Study the blueprints of the 11 teams that overcame 2-0 deficits. Story

Updated: May 7, 2008, 8:58 AM ET
By Thomas Neumann | Page 2

There's no denying that things look bleak for the San Antonio Spurs and the Orlando Magic. Both teams are staring at 2-0 series deficits and need to win four of the next five games to reach the conference finals.

Further, only 13 of the previous 211 teams that faced a 2-0 deficit in a best-of-seven NBA playoff series came back to win -- that's a measly 6.2 percent. So while Spurs and Magic coaches are busy breaking down game film in search of the perfect adjustment, Page 2 has analyzed ...

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