I’ve been thinking we’d reach this point dating back to the beginning of the season, the dream matchup of LeBron James’ Miami Heat and Kevin Durant’s Anti-Miami Heat.
This is the Finals the NBA wanted. This is the Finals that basketball fans should want.
You can’t do much better than a Finals where the two best players in the league face off. Not when those two players just finished 1-2 in MVP voting. Not when those two players are in the middle of staggering playoff runs. And as an added wrinkle, they’ll be guarding each other. The last time the two best players in the NBA guarded each other in an NBA Finals was….correct me if I’m wrong, but we may have to go back to Russell vs Wilt. Unreal. Continue reading