The Lakers are heavily favored by sportsbooks to win the NBA Finals, but Eastern Conference foe Miami has gotten early support from bettors.
The Athletic asked a league scout, a coach and a front office executive to predict and analyze every series.
The Athletic has obtained a memo detailing what life will be like for NBA players headed in the days ahead and while in Orlando.
Sources revealed to The Athletic the things that were said on Friday's call among NBA players.
Derrick Jones Jr., the No. 16 seed, opened the NBA 2K Players Tournament with a bang Friday, upsetting top-seeded Kevin Durant 78-62.