Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers: A Game 1 Retrospective

Posted in Blogroll on February 10th, 2009 by Michael Tillery

An interview with Skip Bayless will be posted when he gets back from vacation. I didn’t want to post it while he wasn’t on First Take. Any thoughts? Trust me, it’s sicker than ya average (Skip’s int.).

I wanted to save this piece in case these teams face each other in June, but since the NBA has been full of surprises this season, I thought I’d give it to you now. This runs because the Los Angeles Lakers swept both Boston and Cleveland recently and look to be the best in the NBA. As you well know, they didn’t win on this day.

I told KG I was going to be there, so here is my account of what went down before Game 1 of the 2007-2008 NBA Finals. Interviews with Julius Dr. J. Erving and Bob Ryan of the Boston Globe.

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