Critics mistakenly believed that LSU and Alabama in the BCS Championship would be the match up of the century. The Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat, NBA’s two biggest behemoths, overshadow the two SEC schools by a long shot.
This is the finals pairing everyone predicted on opening day of the 2012 season.
It is an NBA clash of Cold War-esque proportions—the greatest power in the West versus the greatest power in the East for dominance of the basketball world.
Even sounder than the matchup is the storyline. The league’s two most dominant scorers in 2012, MVP LeBron James and NBA Scoring Champ Kevin Durant—the biggest of the Big Threes—both playing for their first rings and to be the NBA’s newest dynasty.
As a sports fan, what is not to love?
As Game 1 opens tonight, I predict that the series will be the in the Heat’s favor. Here are the 5 reasons Miami will take the crown for NBA’s best in 2012.
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