The list of things to say about Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs have pretty much been wrung dry by now around the Internet, on your Facebook feeds, and at your friendly neighborhood yosihan.
A spectacular game it was, and, more important, it set up the most climactic way any NBA season could end: a Finals Game 7.
Everyone ready? Do you have any sick leaves left to use up? Can your boss tolerate another unproductive day? Only you can answer that.
What we can tell you though are our thoughts regarding the upcoming epic conclusion to the 2012-2013 NBA Season. Below are our seven thoughts for sweet, sweet, Game Number Seven.
1) Which big star will shine the most?
Manu, Tony, Wade, and Bosh—we’re pretty certain they’re looking to leave it all out on the floor. Game 7 is going to decide just what kind of vacation they’ll be able to enjoy in the off-season.
But it’s the two biggest stars—LeBron James and Tim Duncan—whose legacy will likely be reshaped by this game. If James loses, he falls to 1-3 in the Finals, which will officially relegate him to Wilt Chamberlain status: the monstrous beast who couldn’t win enough. He wins, the Heat’s Big Three takes another step towards validation. Otherwise, this video becomes hilarious again: