Scottie Pippen opened up about the upcoming NBA Finals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat.
The NBA Hall of Famer explained why he believes the Heat can defeat the Lakers and win the title for the first time since 2014.
“I think it’s going to be a great series. To me, Miami has a little bit of the edge. I think people are overlooking how well they’ve played and their style of play.
I give a lot of credit to the way the Lakers have played defensively but I think Miami is ready for the challenge. They have players that are playing with a lot of confidence right now.
I don’t take nothing away from the Lakers and LeBron going to his 10th Finals. He still has to prove he can lead a team himself. I think Anthony Davis has shown he’s more valuable to them on the offensive end but I think Miami has more offensive weapons they’ll be able to throw at LA,” Pippen told Chris Cason of Forbes.
Game 1 between the Lakers and the Heat is on Wednesday.