Giddy Lakers fans went on a 12-hour spending spree which shattered sales records. Were they the only ones watching the NBA Finals? According to the ratings: yes.
Wake me up when the Lakers win a title. Wait what? It’s been a decade??
LeBron has overcome a lot of challenges. But managing grief, keeping a franchise together, managing bubble life, and winning a title is more than he bargained for when he signed with the Lakers in 2018.
Jerry West used to have the magic touch. Where is that man now?
Three games away from a fourth NBA title, LeBron’s James has to be diminished. Once again, Kyrie playing petty Kyrie games.
Anthony Davis saved Rob Pelinka’s reputation. Rob Pelinka changed Anthony Davis’s reputation.
Can Phil Jackson save this Clippers marriage?
Doc Rivers couldn’t escape his record. Worst in NBA history at Game 7s. Not advancing to the NBA Finals had extreme consequences in the city of Los Angeles. It was a reminder. He couldn’t beat the Lakers when it mattered.
LeBron is 4 wins away from his greatest achievement. Nine months after Kobe’s death, he may reinvent the Lakers into champtions.
Chicago has seen 11 coaches in 22 years fail at being Phil Jackson. Billy Donovan is number 12.
Pat Riley is a boss’s boss. While he had his moments these past six years licking his wounds, he is back with a huge flourish. The Heat with Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo can taste the NBA Finals.