Wizards poke back at bad ESPN predictions


(Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)

I didn’t make a prediction for the Bulls-Wizards series because I was sick. Had I made a prediction, I probably would have predicted the Bulls would win, because that was the easy prediction to make.

That said, this is a pretty stark look at the dangerous allure of making easy predictions. And in retrospect, the two teams did not seem to be particularly evenly matched. Washington was a lot better. And the team reminded everyone of that fact, in cheeky fashion.

Of course, also bear this in mind when everyone picks Washington to win in the second round.

Dan Steinberg writes about all things D.C. sports at the D.C. Sports Bog.
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