Adopt an NBA playoff team

SB Nation's non-basketball editors explain who they're rooting for in the NBA Playoffs.
NBA
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Why the Lakers are America's team

Ever heard of the term "too big to fail?" Yep, exactly.

Root for the Thunder, become a better person

4

When your team wins, you are an empirically better person. But you don't want to be an obvious frontrunner. The Thunder are giving you a chance, here.

NBA
8

Root for the Bucks, embrace anarchy

The Bucks probably won't beat Miami, but that shouldn't stop you from rooting for them and the spirit of anarchy.

Do you like movies? Root for the Spurs

1

San Antonio is boring? You tell me what is boring about a Bond supervillain, a warlock, some dude Rocky would fight, a French rapper, the guy from Perfect Strangers and a bro with no knees.

The Grizzlies: A team too weird to hate

The Memphis Grizzlies are the ugliest team in the NBA, so you really don't have a choice but to love them unconditionally

Go Clippers!

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Don't have an NBA Playoffs team to root for? Simply root for the best team in Los Angeles, says a completely oblivious sports fan who's watched about five NBA games this year, all of them Hawks games.

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