I’m very happy that Denver knocked the Clippers out. However, i can’t help but think it would NOT have happened if they were not in the COVID bubble. Home fans would’ve made a big difference. Some of these young teams would struggle more in big moments if they had a stadium full of hostile fans.
The Heat have definitely been the better team. That series is over.
The asterisk will be in place because there is no way these young teams would’ve had this much success if they were traveling and playing games with screaming fans. The pressure crushes young guys every year. Veterans win in the playoffs.