Reports of the Lakers' demise may be premature. And so, too, may be crowning a new West champ.
Our 5-on-5 panel examines the four teams left standing in the NBA playoffs.
LeBron James finished with 32 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds, Chris Bosh added 15 points, and the Miami Heat won their 26th straight game, topping the Charlotte Bobcats 109-77 on Sunday night.
The Los Angeles Lakers have the Boston Celtics cornered after the first round (Game1) of this heavyweight match in the NBA Finals.
Marc Stein unwraps the Christmas Day games by ranking the heavyweight coaches involved.
Tim Legler discusses his two sleeper picks and how veteran backcourt leadership has made them better.
While teams like the Spurs and Kings rise to the occasion against tough opponents, others are overwhelmed.