Lakers vs. Celtics Game 5: Comedian Rondell Sheridan’s Recap

June 14th, 2010 by Jose Salviati Leave a reply »
The latest in an ongoing series covering the NBA Finals with actor/comedian Rondell Sheridan.

Jose Salviati: Rondell, before today's game there was talk of sending Bynum back to L.A. to get ready for Games Six and maybe Seven. You think the Lakers regret not opting for that option?

Rondell Sheridan:   No doubt, the Lakers should have sent Bynum back to LA and given him five days rest, because the Lakers length wasnʼt a factor at all tonight. Though the Lakers won the offensive boards 16-7, the total was 35-34 Boston. Bynum played major minutes but was ineffective in both points and rebounds.

JS: The Lakers need a half-court game to take advantage of that length, but this game seemed to be played at a quicker pace which favors the Celtics.

RS: From the beginning Boston set the pace. They were running up and down the court. They made their first three baskets and Lakers had the disadvantage of taking the ball out of the basket. The Lakers looked fresh in the beginning too, but then Bynum handled an alley-oop and came down gimpy after the slam dunk. It seemed to go downhill after that.

This game ended exa ...

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