Jalen Rose on Game 1: “The Lakers are just too good”

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Anthony Davis (34 points, nine rebounds, five assists, three blocks), LeBron James (25 points, 13 rebounds, nine assists) and the Los Angeles Lakers rolled past the Jimmy Butler-led Miami Heat 116-98 on Wednesday night to take a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game 2 will take place on Friday night.

After the game, sports analyst and longtime college basketball and NBA player Jalen Rose reacted to the West’s top-seeded Lakers’ Game 1 win against the East’s fifth-seeded Heat in the NBA Finals and looked ahead to Game 2: