5 Reasons LA Lakers Beat Orlando Magic..Feat Ron Jeremy & The Rock

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5 Reasons LA Lakers Beat Orlando Magic..Feat Ron Jeremy & The Rock

Check me out breaking down the NBA Finals and why I believe the Lakers will win. You will also get guest appearances from Ron Jeremy and The Rock.

For the written version of the pick just keep reading:

1- Focus

The Lakers after last year disappointment seem a lot more focused and determined this go around.

2- Home Court Advantage

The 2-3-2 format helps the home team a lot more than the 2-2-1-1-1 format.

3- Zen Master vs. Master of Panic

Phil Jackson trumps Stan Van Gundy in the coaching department.

4- The "O" Factor

Lamar Odom is the key to the series and I think he will come up big.

5- Bean

I think this will be Kobe's last shot at that elusive title without Shaq. If he doesn't win this year his legacy will be forever tarnished.

  • Good stuff Robert.  While I disagree from a selfish standpoint since I bet Orlando +550 against Cleveland for the series, I rode them again +245 in this series.

    One thing, homecourt has mattered little in these things, although a Game 7 would be huge for LA at home I agree.

    You mention Odom as a KEY...to some extent I agree but the CRUCIAL factor for LA is Bynum and Gasol down on the post against Howard.  Bynum needs more than his 17 minute average and piss poor performances for the most part for LA to eventually win out here......he basically has had like 3 good games total in the playoffs.  Teams with a strong low post have given LA trouble at times.....and they way the Magic rain 3's all the time, you can barely double him.

    Hard to see LA lose it twice in back to back years...but then again I am a guy who goes against public more times than not, and while I backed off my series bet here since I CRSUHED the Monte Carlos book with my last prop bet....I will throw down 3 bills on the series bet and let the chips fall where they may.

  • You & RJ both Grads of Ohio ST? Go Buckeyes!