Lutz has said the same things, but I think Martelli nailed it:
[QUOTE]“I said from the get-go that … it wouldn’t surprise me if the teams that were picked eighth and ninth were at the top,” Hawks coach Phil Martelli said. "I’ve never seen this league this bunched.
“That’s the way it’s going to be in this league – [B]you have to defend your home court, and you’ve got to steal road wins[/B]. This is something special, and people are going to enjoy what they see over the next few months.”[/QUOTE]