The Los Angeles Lakers are on the brink of losing to the Boston Celtics in the Finals for the second time in three years. With Game 5′s win, the Celtics took the series lead away from the Lakers and head back to Los Angeles with a 3-2 advantage.
It was a physical game with 54 fouls and two technicals called. The Lakers didn’t mind as long as they were up 1-0. The Celtics fell in Los Angeles 102-89.
It was predictable as Blake Griffin suffering the Clipper curse that the LA Lakers were going to coast through the season, switch the ON button in the playoffs and reach the finals. What was not expected was the Boston Celtics meeting them there.
The defending NBA champs gave their fans quite a scare in the first round. Many thought that the Oklahoma City Thunder would run the Lakers out of the gym with their speed and athleticism. But after the Lakers trumped the Thunder, it was smooth sailing. They swept the Jazz and ousted the Suns in 6. Now [...]
The Boston Celtics surprised a lot of people in the playoffs by stunningly defeating the heavily favored Cleveland Cavaliers and Orlando Magic. Not too shabby for a bunch of grizzled old veteran players. Now the Celtics will face their bitter rivals in the Finals.
Kobe Bryant dropped 40 on the Suns to lead the LA Lakers to a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals. The Lakers beat the Suns at their own game by getting out on fast-breaks. The Magic dropped another game to the Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Celtics’ now lead the series 2-0. Show [...]
The Cleveland Cavaliers were ousted by the Boston Celtics in six games to set up a meeting with the Orlando Magic in the Eastern Conference finals. The Phoenix Suns and LA Lakers will renew their rivalry in the Western Conference finals. Only four teams remain and only two will survive to make it to the [...]
The LA Lakers dispatched the Jazz in four and the Suns got their San Antonio monkey off their backs — they’ll meet in the Western Conference finals. On the other hand, the heavily favored Cavs are having a hard time closing out the previously thought dead in the water Celtics. The Magic destroyed the Bobcats [...]