3 weeks NBA Finals: LeBron James vs Pat Riley Manilatimes |Sports
The NBA Finals has been set. It’s the Los Angeles Lakers vs. the Miami Heat. There was a strong clamor for a Lakers-Celtics showdown but this match-up actually has more storylines, not to mention more competitive. The Celtics lacked a competent big man (sorry again, Daniel Theis, he works hard) and that will be a bigger problem if they faced the Lakers with Anthony Davis and the henchmen. Yes, in an era of small-ball, the big men are making a difference. That’s an irony, but if you are skilled and 6’10, that trumps being skilled at 6’6. Skill comes ... more