The Los Angeles Lakers/Boston Celtics Finals last season was the best advertisement the NBA could have hoped for after a year of scandals. It was the young, hungry Lakers against the seasoned Celtics and with the history between the two teams, it was a great finals.
Hope the NBA enjoyed it because it won’t happen again. Boston Celtics still have the Big 3 of Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce but they lost James Posey and worse, they did not add to their bench. So in the weak Eastern Conference, LeBron James is probably enough to get the Cleveland Cavaliers back to the NBA Finals.
Unlike the Celtics, the Los Angeles Lakers got stronger. Injured centre Andrew Bynum is coming back from injury, and with Pau Gasol and Lamar Odom, the Lakers has a very good frontline this season. Of course the main man for the Lakers is still Kobe Bryant. MVP last year, he will still the reason why the Lakers get to the finals this season.
A LeBron-Kobe duel in the NBA Finals? Uh…maybe the NBA shouldn’t have to worry at all.