June 22, 2016

SpoFi NBA Playoff Pick 'Em Results: holden maintains his lead through the Finals to take home first, followed by rcade, and GoYouColts. Congrats on winning the NHL Pick 'Em, NoMich, but you got the Costanza here. Final standings inside or click the link to go to the Google Sheet.

posted by Ufez Jones to basketball at 04:27 PM - 10 comments

Final Standings:

holden 37
rcade 34
Goyoucolts 33
HowardT 32
grum@work 31
tron7 29
ic23b 29
ufez 27
mkn 23
cixelsyd 23
NoMich 20

Finals Results:

CLE (holden, grum, rcade, goyoucolts, ufez, ic23b, HowardT) in 7 (goyoucolts, ufez, HowardT).
MVP = Lebron James (holden, grum, rcade, goyoucolts,ic23b, HowardT)
Largest Margin of Victory (+/- 3 points): 33 (nobody)
Highest Combined Game Score (+/- 8 points): 216 (rcade, ic23b, HowardT)
Total number of threes made in the series (tiebreaker) - not needed, but rcade came closest to the actual number of 150 (he guessed 145).

Thanks to everyone that played. See you next year when I wouldn't be shocked to see the same two teams in the Finals again.

posted by Ufez Jones at 04:27 PM on June 22, 2016

Thanks for doing this, Ufez.

posted by Goyoucolts at 07:09 PM on June 22, 2016

So close! If I had just picked Cleveland in 7 instead of 6.

Thanks for running the contest, Ufez.

posted by rcade at 09:13 PM on June 22, 2016

I picked Cleveland in 6 as well, on the theory that if it went back to Oakland tied, there was no way the Warriors would lose.

posted by holden at 10:19 PM on June 22, 2016

I'm rather surprised that I finished as well as I did. Before the finals I fully expected to have an outside shot at the Costanza. Thanks for running this, Ufez, these things are always fun. I guess I have a little of the Warriors in me, having torn up the regular season pick 'em and then doing poorly in the playoffs. I blame too much time on the baseball field, but it was more like too little time doing my homework.

posted by Howard_T at 11:51 PM on June 22, 2016

I got Draymonded. Or Leboned, I suppose.

posted by tron7 at 11:25 AM on June 23, 2016

Vanna will sell you a "r" at a reasonable price. Unless you want to stick with Leboned.

posted by beaverboard at 12:16 PM on June 23, 2016

If rcade ever wins one of these Pick'Ems, that's when we get trolled by a member of the Bulger family.

(Whitey won the Mass. State Lottery while his brother was President of the State Senate).

posted by beaverboard at 12:22 PM on June 23, 2016

I've considered it and will stick with Leboned.

posted by tron7 at 12:43 PM on June 23, 2016

Wow, I just flat out suck when it comes to picking NBA games. Still fun, though. Thanks for doing this Ufi.

posted by NoMich at 09:32 AM on June 27, 2016

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