Road to Repeat: Lakers vs. Celtics, Game 1
All the hype. All the pre-tip prognostications didn't see this one coming. Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol and the rest of the Lakers out-muscled the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the NBA Finals and cruised to a 102-89 victory. Bryant had 30 points, Gasol 23 and 14 rebounds.
McMenamin: Lakers hit 'Easy' button in win » (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)