Tragically Banal

I was hoping Dave Berri's Eastern Conference forecast would contain some crazy counterintuitive predictions we could hold him to, but Boston #1, Chicago #2, followed by Detroit and Cleveland closely matched for third and fourth best teams seems pretty sensible. I'm glad, however, to see yet another person predicting that the Wizards will miss the playoffs. I was getting frustrated with this one and done business, but now that everyone's saying it's a non-playoff team, making the playoffs and losing in six will feel somewhat satisfying again.