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Eighty-four minutes mattered. The other 252? Meh. Only one other series in NBA playoff history went...

Eighty-four minutes mattered. The other 252? Meh. Only one other series in NBA playoff history went seven games while being decided entirely by margins of 10 points or more: The Lakers-Suns West semifinals in 1970, in which L.A. overcame a 3-1 series deficit by winning the final three games by 17, 11 and 35 points. But Hawks-Heat had its own weird bragging rights -- zero lead changes after the first quarter of every game. It was the anti-Celtics-Bulls series. That all-timer was one long nail-biter; this one, one long nail-puller. It leaves me wondering whether Mike Woodson and Erik Spoelstra did two of the best jobs ever in terms of game preparation and adjusting to earlier results in the series, or if they did two of the worst bench coaching jobs ever given the lack of resiliency or halftime ad-libs and pep talks apparent in this one?

I think you know where I stand.
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