Is the time right for a 20 team playoff field?
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01-03-2013, 04:48 PM
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2- You make the 7th and 8th place teams "earn it" a little more by requiring them to get through a 1 game play-in. This actually increases the "integrity" of playoff teams slightly even though more teams have a shot at getting in.
Yea, that mere 82-game Regular Season isn't really enough to truly prove that a team "earned" anything, especially the 7th and 8th seeds. If a team is a 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th seed, you know those teams earned those spots, but 7th and 8th, come on, those seeds are gimmes.
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