If my team, the two-time defending champions, just had their home-court advantage wrested away by a team featuring (and depending upon) Corey Brewer for long stretches.
And if Justin Timberlake was over my right shoulder. Totally bemused.
Fancy a chat? Click the jump around 3 p.m., Eastern, for a Ball Don't Lie Hump Day Chat!, where we'll go over all things playoff-y.
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