The Starting Five 2010 NBA Finals Preview: Will Kobe Exorcise His Boston Celtics Demon?

Posted in Blogroll on June 2nd, 2010 by Michael Tillery

Not a good feeling and trust Kobe wants to burn through this memory with passionate action

Game 1 of the 2008 NBA Finals, Boston vs. Los Angeles…

Pregame, I’m interviewed Bob Ryan of the Boston Globe mainly about the tradition this rivalry holds. Just as Mr. Ryan and I finish up I spot Julius Erving and his basketball grandson, Kobe Bryant, chattin’ it up as the Lakers shoot around. I squeeze my recorder and felt it crack…

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Notes from the NBA TV 2010 NBA Finals Conference Call Tuesday, June 1, 2010: Lakers or Celtics? What Team is a Good Fit for LeBron James?

Posted in Blogroll on June 2nd, 2010 by Michael Tillery

This is as it should be…

Interesting conference call took place yesterday. Here are the answers the participants provided as some of the top beat writers in the country asked the questions. There were questions of where LeBron will lace ’em up next year from Cleveland and New York writers….imagine that. My questions will be posted in the Lakers/Celtics preview posted later today:

Participants:

Kevin McHale, NBA TV analyst

Chris Webber, NBA TV analyst

Matt Winer, NBA TV host

Bryan Perez, Senior Vice President/General Manager, NBA Digital

NBA TV and NBA.com will feature extensive coverage of the 2010 NBA Finals which gets underway on Thursday, June 3 with game highlights and full post-game press conferences throughout the best-of-seven series.

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