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What happened? Playoffs pack surprise

Five writers tackle five questions on why some front-runners struggle this postseason

Originally Published: April 26, 2011
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The 2011 NBA playoffs aren't following the script very closely.

No. 1 seeds aren't supposed to stumble against No. 8 seeds; No. 2 seeds/defending champs aren't supposed to get shown up by No. 7 seeds; and MVPs aren't supposed to shoot 35.2 percent in the postseason against teams that finished with 37 wins.

So what happened? That's what we asked five writers:

1. Chicago wasn't supposed to struggle against Indy. So what happened?

Kevin ...

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