The Results of the 2012 NBA Finals Decides The LandScape of NBA’s Future
The NBA finals matchup that everyone wanted since the start of this shorten season, has lived up to it’s expectations thus far. The first two games between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat have been filled with excitement. Both games went down to the wire. Stars of both teams have had their great moments in this series resulting in it being tied up at one game a piece.
What It Takes to Win
The central figures in this series is the league MVP, LeBron James, and the 3x scoring champ, Kevin Durant. This two players need to continue their stellar performances in the postseason to get their prospective squads a Championship. Kevin Durant needs to come out more aggressive from the start of games. The Thunder will not win the series if they have to keep trying to make second half comebacks. For the Heat to win LeBron has to stay aggressive and keep attacking on offense
More than Legacies On The Line
Despite these great individual performances their is more at stake than individual legacies. The winner of this series will have the chance to be the NBA’s next great dynasty. With the fading of Championship franchises the Lakers, Celtics,and Spurs, the void for the league’s premier team is wide open. Both teams have a players that are extremely talented, but a win could give them momentum to put together several Championship runs. The young cores of both these teams will make them contenders for years to come. Who ever wins this series will have the edge on the other team the next time these teams meet in the finals. And, I’m sure they will meet in the finals again.
That team that wins will be the team that the road to the NBA Championship will go through for years to come. Just as the Celtics and Lakers in the 80′, Bulls in the 90′s, and Spurs and Lakers in the 00′s. The winner of this series will be competing for multiple titles in this decade.