Lakers Examiner: Just before the playoffs started, dedicated Boston sports junkie and ESPN writer Bill Simmons wrote an article about some of the things he knew were going to happen in this year’s NBA Playoffs.
One of those things was this: “I know the Celtics are going to lose in Round 1.”
Among other reasons, Simmons noted the Celtics’ “glazed, “As soon as we get eliminated, we get to start summer vacation, right?” look on their face.”
Well it appears as if the Celtics aren’t eager to start that summer vacation any time soon, as they just eliminated the devastated Cleveland Cavaliers from the playoffs to move on to the Eastern Conference Finals.
Despite the fact that the Phoenix Suns will probably put up a good fight against the Lakers, you have to think that the Lakers will eventually make it to the Finals for the third straight year. The Lakers have already played both the Orlando Magic and the Celtics in the NBA Finals, so the question becomes…