Both of these franchises are responsible for the league's renaisance in the 80's. Both of the teams are star-studded. Both of these teams are the benefactors of some questionable trades. Both of teams are making Commissioner David Stern very, very happy. Both of the teams are 100x better than the 2007-2008 Golden State Warriors. Both of the teams are about to put on one hell of a show.
We're going NES on it!
Jump like you're trying to do the impossible- block a Kareem sky hook!
- Solving the Riddle- Baron Davis Interview Kobe Bryant [ESPN Page 2]
- I can be objective about the Lakers. And, objectively speaking, I say they suck. [ESPN Magazine- Bill Simmons]
- Bill Simmons Finals Chat [ESPN]
- I loved this game [ESPN- Page 2]
- Battle of the best: Which prevails -- Lakers' offense or Celtics' defense? [ESPN]
- Larry Bird and Magic Johnson, Talking Hoops [True Hoop]
- The Road to the NBA Finals [The Arbitrarian]
- NBA Finals Preview Part II: Why We Don't Give A Damn About Your Rivalry [Hardwood Paroxysm]
Red zone [The Boston Globe]
Kobe Bryant: Winning, still can't win [Ball Don't Lie]