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Will balloons sink the Lakers chances, like they did in 1969?

TAGs: los angeles lakers, nba finals

A while back we wondered aloud which league had the most dramatic, compelling, fingernail-chewing Game 7. Well, the NHL didn’t cooperate this year, but we got a proper down-to-the-wire finish happening Thursday in the NBA. Tons of questions to be answered, such as… Will the Lakers have balloons ready to drop in the event they clinch the title on home turf, or will the mere act of suspending them above the players’ heads be enough to jinx the outcome, much as it did in 1969? Read more.

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