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NFL DRAFT NOTEBOOK: TRACKING THE TOP D-BACKS

Let us ask you this important NBA Playoffs-related question:

Are you beginning to see a pattern developing in three of the four Eastern Conference first-round playoff sets where we'll head to Game 5's with series tied at two games apiece? It has to do with getting out to big leads in these games - and whether or not clubs can hang on right to the finish line.

Naturally, the most spell-binding of them all continues to…