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One Goal - 2009 NBA Playoffs Round 1, Game #1 - Detroit Pistons at Cleveland Cavaliers Game Day Open Thread

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April 18th, 2009
Cleveland, OH
3:00 PM est
Radio - WTAM / TV - ABC HD
Pistons Coverage -- MotownStringMusic
Probable starters:
Rodney Stuckey PG Mo Williams
Richard Hamilton SG Delonte West
Tayshaun Prince SF LeBron James
Antonio McDyess PF Anderson Varejao
Rasheed Wallace C Zydrunas Ilgauskas


At last, the 2009 NBA Playoffs get underway with a classic first round matchup. The Cavs and Pistons have battled in 2 of the last 3 Playoff seasons with each team winning a classic series. There is little doubt that Detroit will be looking for a bit of revenge from the 2007 Eastern Conference Finals beatdown they received at the hands of LeBron James and the Cavaliers.

This is a much better Cavaliers team than that one, and Detroit doesn't have the same swagger they had, no matter what they say. Talk means little now, as the team with the best record in the NBA, both at home and overall, begins its quest for a Championship!

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