Posted on: May 1, 2009 10:50 am

Bulls win in 3 OTs and the Magic, Rockets move on

Coming up Roses

Real surprise: Celtics-Bulls go OT. But three? Derrick Rose's block of the potential winner helps Chicago survive Ray Allen's 51 and beat Boston 128-127 to force Game 7 -- in the best series ever, Ken Berger says.

Related Links: Series | Berger: Suspensions? | Rose | Yo!

Bring it on

Not every series is a Boston-Chicago type thriller. The Magic head to the 2nd round after dispatching the 76ers 114-89, and later, Houston has no trouble eliminating Portland 92-76. | Freeman: Smarten up, Orlando

Related Links: Series: ORL | Yo! | HOU | Yo! | Bracket

Keep it rolling

Round 2 is under way. Vancouver picks up where it left off and defeats Chicago 5-3. Wes Goldstein says the Blackhawks' explosive offense erases a late 3-0 deficit, but their aggressiveness costs them in the end.

Related Links: Series: Canucks 1, Blackhawks 0 | Picks | B/R | Talk!

Category: NBA
Posted on: April 17, 2009 10:32 am

Best QB in the draft and Berger's NBA predictions

Arms race

So much for senior leadership. A very thin QB class is led by three underclassmen before a big drop to the depths. Frank Cooney breaks down signal callers and gives special attention to special teamers. Story

Related Links: QBs | K's | P's | You: Stafford or Sanchez? | Stafford

Playoff preview: East

Cavaliers over Pistons and Celtics over Bulls? Locks. Magic sweeping the 76ers? Yep. Only Heat-Hawks gives Ken Berger problems in his East preview -- but only one team has Dwyane Wade. Story | Series

Related Links: GoHornets

Welcome to the jungle

The Stanley Cup champion Red Wings give the Jackets a rude welcome to their first playoff appearance with a 4-1 beating. Wes Goldstein says experienced Detroit takes advantage of a jittery Columbus team.

Related Links: Series: DET 1, CLB 0 | Bracket | Expert Picks | Puck!

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