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PBT Extra: Who has upper hand in Finals now?

LeBron James

LeBron James


Is there anything Gregg Popovich can scheme, any steps the Spurs can come up with to slow LeBron James?

That’s the first question Kay Adams throws at me in today’s PBT Extra, one where I am on the phone from San Antonio (right before heading to the airport and Miami). We talk NBA Finals and who has the edge after the first two games.

It has to be Miami, which has yet to lose at home these playoffs. San Antonio has to find a way to steal one on the road.

The problem, as Popovich noted in his press conference, is that you can double LeBron and take the ball out of his hands, but then he finds the open man and someone like Chris Bosh knocks down a key shot. There are no easy, good answers for the Spurs.