For those that like to overreact to the first couple days of the season, there sure is a lot to get worked up about. The Los Angeles Lakers, who were supposed to go 82-0, are sitting at 0-2 and their big rival in the Western Conference, the Oklahoma City Thunder, lost their opener in dramatic fashion.
Over in the East, the Miami Heat easily dispatched the Boston Celtics, who are supposed to be their biggest roadblock to repeating as conference champs.
Basing an opinion off the information given, it looks like we will see LeBron James and company hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy once again this season.
While it does not exactly work like that, and the season is not decided in the first couple of days, the Heat have a lot to be optimistic about.
The Lakers have months to figure out how to use their talent in the best way, make use of the Princeton offense and try to win in spite of a bad coach. But maybe they won’t.
The Thunder lost one game against a tough opponent on the...