April 19, 2014
TSN/ESPN - 12:30 PM EST
The series by now has been analyzed and previewed to death.
We know each team's strengths, weaknesses, plays, X-Factors, etc, etc.
We've heard projections, who the experts are picking, who Vegas is giving odds to.
You name it, it's probably been covered.
But none of that really matters now as the actual games are about to begin and then we'll see how things truly unfold.
Toronto has the homecourt advantage and I'm expecting the Brooklyn Nets to be greeted this afternoon by a raucous group of Toronto Raptor fans at the Air Canada Centre, an arena that Raptors' GM Masai Ujiri recently hoped would be "hell" for playoff opponents.
From us here at the HQ we'll be live-blogging these matches of course, but hopefully we'll be able to bring some extra coverage too. Our own Scott Campsall will be attending these home matches via media access and will be adding in his observations from the press box.
And of course we'll have all the usual festivities including...STUB OF THE NIGHT!
Considering the Nets' bench is just brimming with options (Gutierrez!!), that in itself should be worth dropping by for.