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Spurs-Lakers: Winner take all

Series should decide eventual champion

By Peter May
Globe Columnist / May 2, 2004

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If it feels like a generation ago, there's a reason. It's because the NBA Finals ostensibly begin today in San Antonio. Back in 1980, when the NBA wasn't a total lackey to television, the NBA Finals actually were a May event. The Lakers and 76ers opened the series May 4. It ended 12 days later, May 16, which, if we're ... (Full Article: 2168 Words)

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