Originally written on No Guts, No Glory  |  Last updated 10/20/14
We know it’s football season and there’s plenty of time to debate who is the favorite in the NBA going into the season. But when a former player who has 7 NBA titles weighs in on the debate, we stop and listen. While many believe that the additions of Dwight Howard and Steve Nash catapults the Lakers to favorite status to win the West, and maybe even to with the Finals, former Laker Robert Horry thinks differently. In fact, in an interview with India Today, Horry reveals that he doesn’t think the Lakers will even make the Finals. In his view, the Thunder are still the favorite in the West because the Lakers lack significant contributors off the bench. “I don’t think the Lakers are going to be in the NBA Finals, despite Howard and Nash. To go deep into the play-offs, you need a strong bench, not just a great starting line-up. I still believe (last year’s runner-up) Oklahoma City Thunder are the favourites in the Western Conference, and (champions) Miami of course have just gotten st...
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