They are not believe in each other any more. Shaq is not back to 100%, I'd say he is around 80%. Kobe is playing great, but you can't win going 5v1. Any the supporting cast is not hitting the big shots anymore. To me the Lakers reign as the best in the league is over. Anyone could win the NBA Finals this year, even the Rockets.
"I was talking to somebody I really trust in basketball," Van Gundy said. "He said the biggest plus about Houston is every day Yao Ming wakes up, he's 7-5."