I was thinking like you.I honestly don’t see why we can’t be the 2 seed. Are we that far behind Houston, LA, or Utah? I would put our lineup against theirs any day of the week. I know it’s wishful thinking, but at this point, the 4 seed should be our floor as opposed to our ceiling.
Giving up a lot of points when you are scoring a lot of points is not the same as not being able to play defense. It means the pace of the game just provides more opportunities. There are adjusted stats that are for more true to how well the team is playing instead of just points allowed.Reasons to be cautious about the Pels start:
2/ Can anyone on the team play defense?