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Face it, the NBA's Western Conference is overrated

After the Celtics bashed the Lakers, it's time to face facts: The NBA's Western Conference is overrated. Story

Updated: June 30, 2008, 5:15 PM ET
By Jemele Hill | Page 2

More than a week has passed since the Boston Celtics won the NBA championship, and I've been patiently waiting for someone to point out the obvious.

Fine, let me be the bearer of bad news.

The Western Conference is overrated.

The basketball certainly is entertaining. The Phoenix-San Antonio opening-round series was better than any of this year's NCAA tournament games. And if I had been told I could attend only one NBA game this season, I'm positive I would ...

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