NBA Finals Preview: A Classic Rivalry Renewed Yet Again

May 29th, 2010 by Wesley Kaminsky Leave a reply »
In the beginning of the season, this classic NBA Championship matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and he Boston Celtics seemed like a definite possibility. As the season progressed, the Lakers were still the favorites to win the West, but on the other hand, the Celtics were looking old, banged up, and that if they had no life in them.

However, as soon as the playoffs started, the Celtics got healthy, and now resembled the same championship team they had two years ago when they defeated the Lakers, 4-2. Now, here we are again, two years later, and once again we have the Boston Celtics squaring off against the Los Angeles Lakers. One thing is for sure: Kobe Bryant wants revenge badly, after being embarrassed by a thumping 39 points to deliver Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, and Kevin Garnett their first NBA Championships. 

Now, without further ado, the matchups.

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