Although I couldn’t see any way Indiana would be able to overcome the talents of Miami, I was suitably impressed with their efforts in a less than favourable matchup. Miami clearly weren’t at full strength after Chris Bosh went down with the abdominal strain, but LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were spectacular throughout the series, and with a few hiccups along the way, Miami ultimately got themselves where they need to be, in the Conference Finals competing for another shot against the best of the West.
3 votes – Dwyane Wade. It seems like no bad came from the on-court confrontation between D-Wade and Coach Spo, so it’s probably for the best that we accept that things like this are going to happen in professional sports, and no matter how much we nitpick and analyse, we ultimately have to leave it to the professionals when it comes to determining the outcomes. 41 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals. Boom.
2 votes – LeBron James. LeBron posted another LeBron stat-line, 28 points, 7 assists, 6 rebounds, 3 steals and efficient percentages across the boards. The dude is freaky talented and I still have a hard time believing he won’t take it all this year.
1 vote – David West. D-West was steady throughout the series. He contributed more than I expected he would throughout the post-season, and his play should provide the Chicago fans with a glimmer of optimism, that it doesn’t always have to take years for a player to get back to his best after coming off an ACL tear.