Friday night’s showdown between the Portland Trail Blazers and Indiana Pacers is being dubbed an NBA Finals preview and after what we’ve seen so far, we can only hope this is the case. Both teams are young, athletic and full of championship swagger that can’t be taught and is only given to players by the basketball gods.
Danny Granger has been with the Pacers through thick and thin and the veteran is finally starting to see a winning team in Indiana. He got in on the action on Friday, floating a layup that went over everyone who tried to swat it away.
We can only hope these teams stay good and continue to get better for a long time to come. The rivalry is growing and we wouldn’t mind seeing the Blazers and Pacers duke it out more and more over the next few years.