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.

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Martin Johnson writes about music for the Wall Street Journal, basketball for Slate and beer for Eater, and he blogs at both the Joy of Cheese and Rotations. Follow him on Twitter.

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