Playoff performance matters not

If you think the NBA playoffs can predict success in the following season, think again

Updated: June 8, 2009, 2:34 PM ET
By Jordan Brenner | ESPN Insider
Nathaniel S. Butler/Getty ImagesThe Bulls made some noise against the Celtics, but that doesn't mean they'll make a run next year.

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Brenner writes for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN Insider. He covers the NBA and college basketball.