Match up between the Orlando Magic and the LA Lakers. Magic beat the 76ers 4-2 first round, Celtics 4-2 in the semi finals, and the Cavaliers in the eastern finals 4-2. All told the Lakers have 14 NBA titles, which is the second amount in NBA history. Their season included beating the Jazz 4-1 in the first round, the Rockets 4-3 in the semi's, and Nuggets 4-2 in the west finals.
Ah, yes. Though I have to say, not a single Lakers player performed badly in the first game of the NBA finals. Defense, offense, they all played a superior game. However, Kobe brought the pace, the speed, the killer instinct, drive, need, want and skill to seal the deal in an unforgettable (i.e. shameful) way to the Magic. It was the long awaited first game of the finals, and if you watched you know that early on there was hope and even scoring for both teams. And I must put my opinion in … more