THE NBA CONFERENCE FINALS UPDATE:ROCKETS PUSH DUBS TO BRINK OF ELIMINATION IN THE WEST; CELTICS LOOK TO CLOSE OUT CAVS IN THE EAST TONIGHT

Just consider this factoid for just a moment: If we are to have a Cleveland Cavaliers versus Golden State Warriors Part IV in this year's NBA Finals, then the Cavs and Dubs must go a combined 4-and-oh SU (straight-up) the rest of this way in these ongoing NBA Conference Finals.

Impossible? Nah.

But gotta say it's a major hurdle for the two teams that have combined to win the league's last three titles and so desperation time has hit…