LA Lakers-Miami Heat: Adding a Little Truth To All the Speculation

July 29th, 2010 by Hadarii Jones Leave a reply »
As the war of words rages on between fans and media of the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat, a little truth may be needed to counter the speculation that has run rampant since Miami landed their power trio.

Most Heat fans are irritated that Lakers' fans fail to acknowledge their status as true contenders for the NBA title, and in reality they have every right to feel this way.

It's hard to view a team including LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh as anything but contenders, and although nothing is guaranteed, it's a reasonable concept to place that trio among the league's elite.

Likewise, Lakers' fans are irked because for some strange reason, some fans of the Miami Heat are of the opinion that NBA championships grow on trees, considering how easily the Lakers last two titles are devalued.

Some have gone as far to say that the Lakers' narrow victory over the Celtics in the 2010 NBA Finals was due to Kendrick Perkins' knee injury and a great amount of luck, and in both cases they are right.

Luck is one of the components of a championship team along with experience, chemistry, sweat, blood, and tears.
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