05/31/2012 01:17 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

NBA Playoffs 2012: Oklahoma City's Crucial Strategy (Video)

In a new segment with Noah Coslov of CineSport, I break down why the Celtics' swing-and-miss Game 2 effort was a necessary but wildly costly risk, even as the series shifts back to Boston. Rajon Rondo was magnificent with 44 points, but he played all 53 minutes; Ray Allen, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett played a ton of minutes as well.

I also broke down the crucial coaching decision for Scott Brooks in terms of how he elects to defend Tony Parker and the Spurs' incessant ball screens.

Lastly, with the Charlotte Bobcats' getting the second overall pick from Wednesday's draft lottery, I talked about why even Michael Jordan cannot screw this pick up; it is just that cut and dry.

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Plus, check out my HuffPost sports blog, The Schultz Report, for a fresh and daily outlook on all things sports and listen to my radio spot on 1280 The Zone Friday afternoons at 1 ET for full NBA Playoff coverage. Also, tune in at 6:30 ET Wednesday nights on Memphis 56 Sports Radio, right here.