PER Diem: May 5, 2009
Atlanta is a long shot, but here are five things the Hawks must do to upset the Cavs
"Nobody believed in us!" is a common refrain by players after an important win, but rarely is it true. More often it's just a motivational ploy concocted in the locker room, often by teams that are actually favored.
The Atlanta Hawks are an exception to that rule, however. Tonight they open a best-of-seven series against the Cleveland Cavaliers, and I have yet to meet a single person who thinks they'll win. I live in Atlanta, mind you. Truly, nobody believes in them.
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