It happens every spring. It’s inevitable. The NBA and the NHL teams are not only competing for their respective championships, they are competing for the attention of sports fans everywhere. So which post-season is preferable? Let’s take a look.
Tale of the tape
Tale Of The Tape: NHL Playoffs Vs. NBA Playoffs
|Lord Stanley’s Cup, AKA The Holy Grail. It is legendary. There is only one passed on every year from team to team. Players can drink out of it and christen their children in it.||Trophy||The Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy: It’s really shiny.|
|Alex O… Alex Ovech… how do you pronounce that? Oh, his team his out? Wait, does Wayne Gretzky still play?||Star Power||LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Chris Bosh, Steph Curry, Carmelo Anthony, Tony Parker, Dwyane Wade… Need we go on?|
|Saturday afternoon games||Television Coverage||Charles Barkley|
|So far this playoff season there have been 19 OT Games, 6 game 7s And 6 of the past 12 Stanley Cup Finals have been decided by a 7th game. Did we mention OT’s are sudden death? The drama doesn’t get any more heart pounding than that. Plus, well, fighting.||Excitement Level||The Miami Heat Vs. The Brooklyn Nets|
|May include one goalie tearing off the ice as the other works furiously to defend his charge as his teammates are outmanned. It’s the fastest most furiously played 60 seconds of the game.||Final Minute||Takes a half-hour to finish and features superstars flopping and fouling to get the calls they want.|
The winner is
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