Thursday, June 14, 2007

When I Grow Up, I Want to be Tony Parker

Coach/Commentator Jeff Van Gundy asked San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker if he had to choose from winning the NBA championship, being a top-5 point guard in the world, or marrying Eva Longeria, which one would he take over the other two? Tony choose the beautiful girl. Duh.

In case you have been living on another planet, the 25 year old Frenchman is set to marry the 32 year old Desperate Housewife on 07/07/07 in Paris. Longoria joined the championship celebration in tears taking pictures as Parker was awarded the Finals Most Valuable Player trophy.

In other news, there were supposedly four basketball games played in this series sweep, although the San Antonio Spurs seemed fully in control against the helpless Cleveland Cavaliers. The imbalance of power in the NBA between the western and eastern conferences has never been more clear, and the true Finals may have taken place back in the second round between the Spurs and Phoenix Suns. It is a pity that series was so severely altered by the infamous suspensions of bench clearers Boris Diaw and Amare Stoudamire.

While this Finals was never going to live up to last years series of amazing Dwayne Wade comebacks, the 2007 playoffs certainly had some great moments. The Warriors upset of the Mavs, the amazing Phoenix-San Antonio series, Lebron's LeLeap, and finally the brilliance of the amazingly balanced Spurs.