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…

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