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During the season, the Lakers quickly dispelled any offseason doubts and established themselves as a force in the Western Conference, settling into their identity as a defensive-minded team under head coach Frank Vogel.
Los Angeles also leaned into their advantage in the front court, consistently playing another true center alongside Anthony Davis for large portions of the season before ultimately sliding the year-old to the 5 in the postseason.
Even after winning a title, Lakers vice president of basketball operations Rob Pelinka did not remain complacent and retooled the roster in the offseason, adding high-impact players Dennis Schroder, Montrezl Harrell, Wesley Matthews and Marc Gasol.
The Lakers additionally retained key free agents Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Markieff Morris. They have also seen improvements from their younger players in Kyle Kuzma and Talen Horton-Tucker as the two dominated the preseason.
As things currently stand, the team has 11 players who are all deserving of minutes, meaning Vogel will have the unenviable challenge of trying to find time for everyone on the roster.
Games 3 and 4 were split between Chicago and Portland, respectively, but the Bulls won the final two games, clinching their second championship. In , Jordan was matched against close friend Charles Barkley , who was the league's reigning MVP of the Phoenix Suns.
The Bulls won the first two games in Phoenix, —92 and — The Suns, rallying behind Barkley, won Game 3, — in Chicago in triple overtime. The Bulls won Game 4, —, with Jordan scoring 55 points and tying Rick Barry for the second-most points in an NBA Finals game.
The Suns won Game 5, —98, sending the series back to Phoenix. Chicago clinched the series in Game 6, 99—98, on John Paxson 's three-pointer, as the Bulls became the third team in history to three-peat.
After this win, Jordan retired from basketball to pursue a career in baseball. Following Jordan's departure, the Houston Rockets , led by Hakeem Olajuwon , won the and NBA titles.
During this time, Olajuwon became the only player in history to win the NBA MVP , NBA Defensive Player of the Year and Finals MVP awards in the same season.
That was the only year that both the NBA and NHL Finals went to seven games, with the Rockets facing the New York Knicks in With their win in Game 7, the Rockets denied New York from winning both the NBA and NHL titles in the same year, as the New York Rangers won the Stanley Cup Finals.
After trading for Clyde Drexler midseason, the Rockets later swept an Orlando Magic team consisting of Shaquille O'Neal and Penny Hardaway in the Finals; Olajuwon was again named Finals MVP, and the Rockets became the fifth franchise to win back-to-back titles and became the first 6th-seeded team to win the title without enjoying home court advantage on any of their playoff series.
The Houston Rockets also beat teams with at least 50 regular season wins in every round of the playoffs, with "Road Court" advantage.
No other team in NBA History has done that. The Houston Rockets were down 3 games to 1 to the Phoenix Suns in the Semi-Finals and won 2 out of 3 games on the road, including game 7 to advance to the Conference Finals.
After his short stint with baseball, Jordan returned to basketball late in the —95 season. Although he did not lead the Bulls to the Finals for that season, he returned to pre-retirement form the next season while the team acquired perennial rebounding champion Dennis Rodman.
The —96 Bulls finished the regular season 72—10, attaining, at the time, the best regular season record in NBA history. They dominated in the playoffs, with series records of 3—0, 4—1 and 4—0, before facing the Seattle SuperSonics in the NBA Finals.
After the Bulls took a 3—0 series lead, Seattle won the next two games after point guard Gary Payton asked his coach George Karl to be switched onto Jordan, leading to a sixth game.
Jordan altered his game to deal with Payton, and the Bulls won Game 6 to win their fourth title. In and , the Bulls met the Utah Jazz in the Finals twice.
Led by Dream Team Olympians John Stockton and Karl Malone , the Jazz were defeated in both Finals by the Bulls in six games. In both series, Chicago won by hitting winning shots in the sixth game, the first by Steve Kerr in in Chicago, and the second by Jordan in Utah in This saw Chicago winning their sixth NBA championship, and winning their second three-peat.
Before the lockout shortened —99 season, Jackson decided to retire, which set off a chain reaction that resulted in most of the team, including Jordan and Pippen, leaving the Bulls.
With no foundation of youth to build upon, the Bulls became a lottery-bound team for the next six seasons.
The Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs combined to win nine NBA Championships during this period, representing the Western Conference every year except The Spurs were responsible for winning four championships during this time, in , , , and In the NBA Playoffs, the Spurs finished with a 15—2 mark, including sweeps of the Blazers and Lakers.
With a defensive squad led by David Robinson and Tim Duncan , San Antonio's In the Finals that year, the Spurs held the New York Knicks , the first 8 seed team to reach the finals in NBA history, to an average of During the NBA Finals , the Spurs defeated the New Jersey Nets in 6 games, which also marked the first championship contested between two former ABA teams.
In Game 6, Duncan was two blocks short of recording the first quadruple-double in NBA Finals history, finishing with 21 points, 20 rebounds, 10 assists, and 8 blocks.
The Spurs went on to defeat the Detroit Pistons 4—3 in the NBA Finals , as well as sweeping the LeBron James -led Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals.
Duncan won the Finals MVP in , and In , Tony Parker was named MVP, becoming the first European-born player to win the award.
From to , the Lakers, led by Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant , won three straight NBA Championships. O'Neal won the finals MVP all three times.
Their first championship came at the expense of the Indiana Pacers , whom the Lakers defeated in 6 games. During their postseason run, the Lakers swept their first 3 series and won the Finals in 5 games, finishing with an unprecedented 15—1 record, the best postseason record in NBA history at the time.
Their opponent in the Finals that year were the Philadelphia 76ers , led by Allen Iverson. In the NBA Finals , the Lakers swept the New Jersey Nets , leading almost the entire time in each game; only for a short while after the beginning of Game 4 did the New Jersey Nets gain any significant lead in any game.
In the off-season, veteran stars Gary Payton and Karl Malone signed with the Lakers. Along with Bryant and O'Neal, they formed what many expected to be one of the best teams in NBA history, and were the favorites to win the championship in However, the Detroit Pistons , under coach Larry Brown , defeated the Lakers in 5 games.
Chauncey Billups was named the Finals MVP. Now established as one of the powerhouses of the East, the Pistons returned to the NBA Finals the following year, before losing to the Spurs in seven games.
The NBA Finals were the only Finals during this time not to feature the Spurs or Lakers, instead featuring the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks.
It was the first NBA Finals since that had both Western and Eastern Conference champions making their first Finals appearance in franchise history.
The Mavericks won the first two games at home, but the turning point of the series was in Game 3, when the Heat overcame a point deficit with less than 6 minutes left in the fourth quarter to win 98— The comeback was led by Dwyane Wade 's 12 points in the final six minutes and a clutch outside jumpshot by Gary Payton , who was appearing in his third NBA finals.
Miami won all three of their home games, two of which were sparked by fourth quarter comebacks led by Wade; the Heat won their first championship in game six.
Wade was awarded the Finals MVP award. The Lakers returned to the finals in , against the Boston Celtics. Renewing the teams' rivalry, this marked the 11th time that these two teams met in the Finals, the last meeting happened in The Celtics, who defeated the Lakers 4—2, were led by their "Big Three" superstars of Ray Allen , Kevin Garnett , and Paul Pierce , who was also named Finals MVP.
The Lakers bounced back from their loss and returned to the Finals in , where they faced the Orlando Magic , led by Defensive Player of the Year Dwight Howard in The Lakers defeated Orlando in five games, with Bryant earning the Finals MVP award.
The Lakers met the Celtics once again in , trailing 3—2 before winning the last two at home, marking the first time in the history of the Celtics that they lost a Game 7 in the NBA Finals.
Bryant was named Finals MVP, with the triumphs in and becoming Phil Jackson 's 10th and 11th NBA titles. With these championship victories, Jackson surpassed Red Auerbach 's record for most NBA titles of all time.
He also passed Auerbach's and National Hockey League coach Scotty Bowman 's record for most titles as head coach in any major American professional sport.
During the off-season, the Miami Heat re-signed team captain Dwyane Wade and added free agents LeBron James and Chris Bosh to form their Big Three.
They appeared in the next four finals, winning two in and The Heat's second appearance in the Finals came in , where they were pitted against the Dallas Mavericks in a rematch of the finals from five years earlier.
The Mavericks, led by Dirk Nowitzki , Jason Terry , Tyson Chandler , and Jason Kidd , won the series 4—2, with Nowitzki being named the Finals MVP.
The Heat returned to the finals in the following year against an Oklahoma City Thunder team featuring future MVPs Russell Westbrook , James Harden , and 3-time NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant.
After the Thunder won Game 1 at home, the Heat won four straight games to win the series 4—1, becoming the first team to win a championship after trailing in three playoff series.
James won his first championship and was unanimously named NBA Finals MVP. The Heat repeated as champions in , this time over the San Antonio Spurs , with the finals being the first since to feature four former Finals MVPs in the Finals; with Tim Duncan , , and Tony Parker for the Spurs, and Wade and James for the Heat.
The Spurs went up 3—2 in the series, but the Heat bounced back with a Game 6 victory, notable for a game-tying three-pointer by Ray Allen in the closing seconds of regulation to send the game into overtime.
The game is considered one of the greatest playoff games in NBA history. James was named Finals MVP for the second straight year.
Looking for a three-peat , the Heat reached the NBA Finals and faced the Spurs in a rematch of the Finals. With James limited in Game 1 due to leg cramps, the Spurs ended the game on a 31—9 run, winning — The Heat bounced back in Game 2, but that was their only win of the series, as the Spurs won games 3 and 4 in Miami and game 5 at home to win the championship, their first since and the fifth and final title of Duncan's career.
Kawhi Leonard was named Finals MVP, becoming the third-youngest Finals MVP after Duncan and Magic Johnson. The Golden State Warriors reached the NBA Finals in five straight seasons from to , winning in , , and All three wins and the loss were against the Cleveland Cavaliers ; they became the first two teams to meet in four consecutive Finals.
Previously, no two teams had appeared in more than two consecutive finals. In the offseason, LeBron James returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers where he teamed up with Kyrie Irving.
The Cavs also traded for Kevin Love to form a new "Big Three" in Cleveland. In the playoffs , the West was won by the upstart Golden State Warriors, known for their unconventional small-ball, three-point shooting offense, spearheaded by —15 MVP Stephen Curry.
The Cavs won the East, but they lost both Love and Irving to injuries during their playoff run. James led the Cavs to a 2—1 lead in the NBA Finals , but the Warriors won the next three games after coach Steve Kerr inserted sixth man Andre Iguodala into the starting lineup to guard James.
The Warriors won the title, with Iguodala becoming the first player to win the Finals MVP award without starting a regular season game that season.
During the —16 season , the Warriors broke the record for most wins in a season with a record of 73—9 and Curry won his second straight MVP award, as well as becoming the first unanimous MVP in history and shattering his own record for three-pointers made in a single season.
The Warriors and Cavaliers met once again in the NBA Finals , where the Warriors opened up a 3—1 series lead, but James and Irving led the Cavs to two straight victories to force a deciding Game 7.
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As long as they have him, they will be likely be a top five bet. If one team disappointed worse than the Bucks in , it has to be the Los Angeles Clippers.
Despite having Kawhi Leonard and Paul George along with players like Patrick Beverly and Sixth Man of the Year Montrezl Harrell , they continued the unfortunate distinction of being unable to reach a Western Conference Final.
In response to the relatively humiliating defeat at the hands of the Nuggets, the Clips let go of long time head coach Doc Rivers.
Replacing him will be Tyronn Lue , who won a championship with the Cleveland Cavaliers in Lost were Harrell and JaMychal Green , among others.
Filling their shoes will be veterans Nicolas Batum and Serge Ibaka who won a title with Leonard in Toronto. The talent on this team is enough for the odds to survive the shake-ups, though.
Some odds sites have a much larger gap between the Lakers and the Clippers, however, as is usually the case, the edge is given to the reigning champions.
In addition to signing Anthony Davis long term, the gained Sixth Man of the Year Montrezl Harrell, Wesley Matthews , Dennis Schroder and Marc Gasol.
Lest we forget, though, they still have LeBron James. That alone may be enough to make them betting favorites. But the success and the talent speaks for itself in spite of having the best player in the world.