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Finest at The Finish
JACK McCALLUM
April 21, 2008
Rating the playoff teams by how dangerous they are in a close game's final seconds
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April 21, 2008

Finest At The Finish

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10 NUGGETS*
Two options in Carmelo Anthony and Allen Iverson—and two egos.

11 MAGIC
Its top fourth-quarter scorer, Hedo Turkoglu, is untested in the playoffs.

12 MAVERICKS
Many potential finishers, but '06 closeout failures continue to haunt.

13 RAPTORS
First they need to decide which point guard to use as a triggerman.

14 ROCKETS
Still waiting for Tracy McGrady to come through in the clutch.

15 76ERS
Point guard Andre Miller can make a play, but who will finish it?

16 HAWKS*
A miracle they're in. Don't ask for more, not even from Joe Johnson.

*As of Monday, Denver and Atlanta were the No. 8 seeds.

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