It's been five years since the San Antonio Spurs claimed Tim Duncan his fourth title. In the meantime, the Los Angeles Lakers have made their way to three NBA Finals series, twice walking away with another championship. That has been the difference between these two dynasties and the reason Kobe Bryant now has one more title than Tim Duncan, five rings to four. Gregg Popovich's streaking club has no idea who it will run into come the Western Conference Finals—it's still taking one game at a time so as to avoid a repeat of last year's first-round exit.
The End of the Championship Run The Los Angeles Lakers would end their quest for four consecutive titles with a loss to the San Antonio Spurs in the second round of the NBA Playoffs. Throughout the series with the Spurs, L.A. would ... Read Post
The Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs have been the most steady NBA franchises over the last ten seasons, thanks to the efforts of Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan. With six titles between them, they're the closest thing to dynasti... Read Post