Netease Sports reported on September 28:
After knocking out the Nuggets to advance to the Finals, they will wait for the final breakout in the Eastern Conference playoffs. According to the Lakers legend O'Neal, the Lakers want to meet the Heat in the Finals.
O’Neal, currently a TNT commentator, congratulates his old club Lakers for reaching the Finals again, “They have to celebrate now, and then face Miami or Boston. If the Lakers can win the championship, it will make Los Angeles more united, which will It’s a huge achievement."
Later, he also broke the news on the show that the Lakers wanted to face the Heat in the Finals rather than the Celtics. "Someone told me they want to face the Heat in the Finals."
The host Ernie Johnson questioned whether he was talking about it, and smiled and asked how he knew the news. O'Neal sold a pass, "I am not allowed to say where my source of information comes from, but the Lakers really want to touch it in the Finals. Get on the Heat."
O'Neal has won championships in both the Lakers and the Heat, and also briefly played for the Celtics. Many fans joked: O'Neal's source of information is himself.
In the regular season of this season, the Lakers are 2 wins and 0 losses against the Heat and 1 win and 1 loss against the Celtics. Judging from the talents on paper, the Green Army is better than the Heat, but the latter is more integrated, and all the people are soldiers.
Lakers Heat meet in Finals