Lakers-Celtics: Boston Not Ready For Los Angeles Motivation in Game Seven

June 17th, 2010 by Ryan McNish Leave a reply »
The winner of tonight’s NBA Finals Game Seven, and thus the NBA Championship, is solely dependent on whose superstars are going to show up.

So far in the series, when you break down every game, the winning team can usually be found to have possessed an outstanding performance by one of its players.

Surprisingly thus far, whoever that player is, it hasn’t been the superstars we would expect.

In Game Two it was Ray Allen with his record-setting three-pointer night.

In Game Three it was Derek Fisher with his fourth quarter heroics.

Game Five showed the Celtics bench stepping up, with “Shrek” and “Donkey”, better known as Glen “Big Baby” Davis (how many nicknames does this guy have?) and Nate Robinson scoring 21 points in the fourth quarter.

In Game Six Kobe Bryant took control in the third quarter by scoring 19 points in nearly half as many minutes en route to his total of 38 for the night.

In Game Seven then, the answer to the question of “who wins?” is a question in itself: who steps up?

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