Sunday, April 19, 2015

The Day The NBA Playoffs Started 2015



Since the NBA Playoffs last about three years, similar to the playoff format of Baseketball, I like to make a list of what is happening the day the playoffs start and then compare that to the day the playoffs end. If I’ve missed a category, please add it in the comments. We will revisit this list in June.

Playoffs begin April 18th
108th day of the year (257 left)
  
Days until Apple Watch release (April 24th):
 6

Days until NFL Draft (April 30th):
12

Days until Kentucky Derby and Pacquiao/Mayweather (May 2nd):
14

Days until David Letterman’s last show (May 20):
31

Days until summer begins:
63

Days until 4th of July:
76

Days until Christmas:
250

Best team in MLB:
Detroit Tigers, 9-2 
New York Mets, 9-3

Worst team in MLB:
Milwaukee Brewers, 2-9

Top song on Billboard:  

Top song on ITunes:  
 or is it the other way around? I have no idea who anybody is anymore.

Top grossing movie:
 Fast and Furious 7

Game of Thrones Season 5 episodes shown:
2

Mad Men Final season episodes left:
5

Top “talker” stories:
Apple Watch pre-release


Average U.S. gas price:
$2.446/gallon via fuelgaugereport.com


U.S. Temperature extremes:
94 at Death Valley, CA
10 at Buena Vista, CO

High temperature in Tracy, CA
73

photo courtesy: nba.com