The Miami Heat have lost just one game thus far in the NBA playoffs, but they will face their toughest test of the postseason on Wednesday when Game 1 tips off against the Indiana Pacers.
The Pacers, fresh off a tough victory against the New York Knicks, do not seem intimidated by the Heat’s aura, or by the star power of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and friends.
Instead, Indiana seems ready to embrace the challenge of facing this top-seeded Miami squad and trying to take advantage of some potential matchup problems. The unfortunate reality, however, could very well be that even those problems will not be enough to derail Miami’s momentum.
NESN.com NBA writer Ben Watanabe joined NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette on the podcast Monday, where the two previewed the upcoming Eastern Conference finals. They also broke down the Spurs-Grizzlies matchup out West, Greg Oden‘s chances of landing with the Celtics and which dinosaurs would have made the best basketball players.
Listen to the latest episode in the player below, or subscribe on iTunes to download it there.