Originally posted on Sportz Assassin  |  Last updated 6/10/12
Whether you like it or not, the Miami Heat will face off against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA Finals. This should be quite a big ratings bonanza for ABC/ESPN. Why?No. 1 - BOTH TEAMS ARE GREAT: In an age of mediocrity all over the league and the teams who were among the best (Lakers, Spurs, Celtics, Mavericks) aging, these are two teams who are both young and great. Both have their Big Threes. Both have personality. And we may be watching what could be the next Lakers-Celtics rivalry.No. 2 - SCORING: Maybe these two aren't the highest scoring teams, they both know how to do it. This series will feature 3 of the top 5 scorers in the NBA during the regular season (Kevin Durant, LeBron James and Russell Westbrook). If it wasn't for all those missed games that caused his scoring average not to qualify, Dwyane Wade's 26.4 ppg would have placed him 4th ... meaning 4 of the NBA's top 6 scorers are in this series. What that means is we have four guys that at any moment take o...
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