5.30: Marc Spears on Lakers-Celtics
The Celtics and Lakers are what rivalries are all about, according to Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears.
I mean what can you say about Kobe and the food and hope there is worth the if you know you're almost a main. There's an intense game going on in the almost up the laughter what he does you know I mean just. But we play great defense on women he just made tough shot up the tough shot. So you certainly don't have to convince Phoenix coach Alvin Gentry that Kobe Bryant is among the greatest clutch players of all time in NBA history as he leads the Lakers to yet another. Championship series more on the much anticipated Lakers Celtics finals. We bring in Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports basketball writer who has covered a few of these along the way let's do let's start with that this first mark Kobe Bryant continues to build on his legacy. As a great champion I think in in the and he wants to be considered the best of all time where does leading him back to the finals for a seventh time leave Kobe. Boy has to. When you know he -- time Magic Johnson. With the title right here in the the next guy on the list Michael Jordan. Kobe Bryant is playing phenomenal just think about as a couple weeks ago everybody was saying he's worn out. His legs are tired he's getting old he laughed at that an odd way he's getting stronger as the playoffs -- progressive. And right now there's nobody in India forget that LeBron stuff man this guy's the best player in the world. And Celtics got there will work about -- why how important is it for the league to see this Lakers Boston rivalry continue to build. But you know I think initially everybody was talking about LeBron we want LeBron. This is Lakers Celtics man is the best rivalry to me and sports. Know people Boston -- they Red Sox Yankees but they play all the time. This is some that just happens every once and walk luckily for NBA fans we've seen it to the last three years they hate each other I was in Boston. When the Lakers drove out -- the fans were holding their bus and pushing their -- because the police escort didn't come when there are stuck in traffic. And they lost so just won a championship. And they can they -- and no love loss and I'm looking forward to that much more incentive for the LA Lakers the NBA finals gets underway later this week Marc -- thank you are much from the -- than -- --