Playoff Survivor Round Two: Day One, May 10th

Back for round two of NBA Playoff Survivor. The rules are the same as round one. Each day of the contest, pick a winner of any available game that day by leaving a comment on this post, and move on to pick the next day. Simple as that. Winner gets a prize from the list of cards in my post from yesterday. Round two starts with games for Thursday, May 10th. Picks must be in by 7 eastern on Thursday. Here are the games:

Chicago Bulls at Philadelphia 76ers, 7 pm NBA TV

Atlanta Hawks at Boston Celtics, 8 pm TNT

L.A. Lakers at Denver Nuggets, 10:30 pm TNT

Hoops Hobby’s pick for Thursday, the Celtics to close out the Hawks at home.


Playoff Survivor: Day Five, May 2nd

Well we had a couple, HoopsHobby included, that finally picked incorrectly. Appears the Bulls had some trouble without DRose in the second half against Philly and the Celtics came back to even up their series at 1 with Atlanta.

Greg D. – Lakers WIN
franxise01 – Lakers WIN
Brian R. – Lakers WIN
Tony Kapuschinsky – Lakers WIN
tennelson55 – Lakers WIN
Dwighthoward – Lakers WIN

jdlee123 – Hawks LOSS
HoopsHobby – Bulls LOSS

Down to six contestants. Games for Wednesday are:

Utah Jazz at San Antonio Spurs, 7 pm TNT

Indiana Pacers at Orlando Magic, 7:30 pm NBA TV

L.A. Clippers at Memphis Grizzlies, 9:30 pm TNT

Good luck everyone. Make sure to get those picks in before 7 eastern.


Playoff Survivor: Day Four, May 1st

All contestants made it through again yesterday:

Greg D. – Pacers WIN
franxise01 – Pacers WIN
Brian R. – Heat WIN
Tony Kapuschinsky – Heat WIN
tennelson55 – Heat WIN
jdlee123 – Heat WIN
Dwighthoward – Heat WIN
HoopsHobby – Pacers WIN

Tuesday’s game are:

Boston Celtics at Atlanta Hawks, 7:30 pm NBA TV

Philadelphia 76ers at Chicago Bulls, 8 pm TNT

Denver Nuggets at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 pm TNT

Make sure to get those picks in before 7:30 pm eastern today. Good luck!

Hoops Hobby’s pick- Bulls


Playoff Survivor: Day Three, April 30th

Once again, all participants made it through:

All contestants made it through yesterday:

Greg D. – Spurs WIN
franxise01 – Lakers WIN
Brian R. – Spurs WIN
Tony Kapuschinsky – Lakers WIN
tennelson55 – Spurs WIN
jdlee123 – Spurs WIN
Dwighthoward – Spurs WIN
HoopsHobby – Lakers WIN

The next few days will get interesting as there are less games to choose from. Monday’s game are:

New York Knicks at Miami Heat, 7 pm TNT

Orlando Magic at Indiana Pacers, 7:30 pm NBA TV

Dallas Mavericks at Oklahoma City Thunder, 9:30 pm TNT

Make sure to get those picks in before 7 pm eastern tomorrow. Good luck!

Hoops Hobby’s pick- Pacers


Playoff Survivor: Day Two, April 29th

All contestants made it through yesterday:

Greg D. – WIN
franxise01 – WIN
Brian R. – WIN
Tony Kapuschinsky – WIN
tennelson55 – WIN
jdlee123 – WIN
Dwighthoward – WIN
HoopsHobby – WIN

Games on day two:

Utah Jazz at San Antonio Spurs, 1 pm, ESPN

Denver Nuggets at L.A. Lakers, 3:30 pm, ABC

Boston Celtics at Atlanta Hawks, 7 pm, TNT

L.A. Clippers at Memphis Grizzlies, 9:30 pm, TNT

If you made your pick for today in yesterday’s post, it will count and you don’t need to re-post here. Picks will lock in by 1 pm eastern when the first game starts.

Hoops Hobby’s pick for day two, the Lakers.


Playoff Survivor: Day One, April 28th

Games on day one of the playoffs are as follows:

Philadelphia 76ers at Chicago Bulls, 1 pm, TNT

New York Knicks at Miami Heat, 3:30 pm, ABC

Orlando Magic at Indiana Pacers, 7 pm, ESPN

Dallas at Oklahoma City Thunder, 9:30 pm, ESPN

Make your pick by posting a comment on this post. Remember, you choose one team from the games above. If that team wins, you survive to the next day of the playoffs. Be sure to use the same name each time you pick. You only have one comment to make your pick. Once it’s made, no editing or changing your pick. Picks will lock in once the first game begins on Saturday. Good luck and spread the word on the contest!

Hoops Hobby will play along. Hoops Hobby’s pick for day one is, the Miami Heat.

For full rules see the original post.


Playoff Survivor: Contest Rules and Prizes

Playoff time!

We are just days away from the start of the 2012 NBA playoffs which should be excellent once again. Absolutely my favorite sports time of year. As mentioned, Hoops Hobby will be hosting an NBA Playoff Survivor pick’em. Each day of the playoffs, Hoops Hobby will post the games for the day. Each contestant should respond with a comment containing their pick for the day. Pick any team playing that day. If they win, you move on to pick another day. No limits on how many times you can pick a team. If you want to pick the Bulls every time they play, for example, go for it. Last contestant alive wins a card of their choice from the prize list below. Additional prizes will likely be added to this list. Once we have one winner we will start up again for as many rounds as we can throughout the playoffs.

The prizes are as follows:

1999-00 Stadium Club Chrome Eyes of the Game Refractors #EG8 Allen Iverson
2005-06 Topps #224 Chris Paul RC
2006-07 Bowman Elevation Power Brokers Relics Blue #RCB Chris Bosh
2010-11 Panini Season Update Green Week Jerseys #8 Chris Andersen/699
2010-11 Panini Season Update All-Stars Materials #8 Deron Williams
2010-11 Panini Season Update All-Stars Materials #16 Kevin Garnett
2010-11 Panini Season Update All-Stars Materials #11 Dwight Howard
2010-11 Playoff Contenders Patches #150 Omer Asik AU RC
2010-11 Playoff Contenders Patches #116 Luke Babbitt AU RC
2010-11 Playoff Contenders Patches #198 Solomon Alabi AU SP
2010-11 Totally Certified Red Materials #59 Tyreke Evans/249

Spread the word- this will be fun. First post will go up when playoff pairings and times are announced.