Belmont stakes, the NBA finals, and remembering Jim McKay

Monday, June 09, 2008

Last year’s NBA finals between the San Antonio Spurs and the Cleveland Cavaliers was the least watch series in history. But a 2008 revival of the Lakers-Celtics rivalry is hoped bring back fans. With exciting teams and people nostalgic for the face-offs in the 80s, We’ll talk to sports writer Dave Zirin about how much people are paying attention so far, and explore the differences between now and then.

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