Lakers’ toughest matchup
Heat will make it to Game 6, at least
BY DAVID THORPE
The Los Angeles Lakers entered these bubble playoffs as the West’s top seed, and cruised to a 12-3 record and the Finals. It’s not quite the 2017 Warriors, but it is a rare kind of dominance that generally predicts a title.
But there’s something in the water in Orlando, because the Heat arrive here with the exact same playoff record, despi…