The worldwide leader’s panel of NBA analysts was a little more generous.
In a forecast of the NBA playoffs, an ESPN panel predicted the Eastern Conference standings. This article had Miami finishing 44-38, good enough for the sixth seed and a match-up with the Washington Wizards. The panel thought that Miami was neither the 11-30 team that started last season nor the 30-11 season that ended it.
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