Los Angeles Lakers-Cleveland Cavaliers Still a Certainty for NBA Finals?

February 19th, 2010 by Peter Lomuscio Leave a reply »

The NBA trade deadline has come and gone, and like usual most of the action was in the rumor mill. We did see 11 deals get done though, involving 15 teams and 39 players.

At the beginning of the season, the majority of predictions out there already had the Los Angeles Lakers and Cleveland Cavaliers penciled in for the 2010 NBA Finals. At the midpoint of the regular season, the teams confirmed popular belief that they were the two best teams in the NBA. Now that the trading deadline has passed, it has pretty much become assured that these two teams will be battling it out for the trophy in June. But is all this certainty assured?

Apparently having the best record in the NBA at 43-11 was not a feat that would stand in the way of the Cavaliers improving themselves at the deadline. The Cavs went out and acquired forward Antawn Jamison from the Washington Wizards for a future first rounder. Big Z was also in the deal, but it is almost definite he will be bought out and return to the Cavs in 30 days. This is a huge deal that improves the Cavs in a big way. They now become even more versatile with Jamison in the lineup and have a legitimate ...

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