NBA Finals: Lakers, Magic Road to Finals
So the NBA Finals matchup has been set. But it is no puppet show, as LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have been knocked out of contention following their Game Six loss in Orlando, ending their season and series 4-2.
Now we must move forward, as the Los Angeles Lakers get ready this Thursday night to host the opening game against the Orlando Magic. The Magic are making their second trip to the big stage in 14 years in the franchise's 20 years, while the Lakers enter their 30th appearance.
The last trip for the Magic ended rather quickly, as the Houston Rockets were ready and waiting, taking a convincing sweep of the Magic, who made it to the big stage after defeating Boston Celtics, Chicago Bulls, and the Indiana Pacers.
To say that their second trip to...
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