Revisiting A Classic

The NBA Finals pit two formidable teams against each other, again. Long live, Lakers/Celtics circa 1960s.

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This series is a traditional great-offense versus great-defense matchup. I think Boston will win in six games, but Kobe and Co. may be good enough to force a game 7. Still, we all know what happens when the Lakers and Celtics play a game 7.

Martin Johnson is a regular contributor to The Root.


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