On Sunday, the San Antonio Spurs collected its fifth NBA title of the Tim Duncan regime, routing the Miami Heat in five games. As confetti rained down from the AT&T Center ceiling and Spurs fans celebrated in the streets, a tumescent Skip Bayless laughed maniacally while sitting on a throne made out of human skulls. As one of LBJ’s most enthusiastic detractors, Bayless has long been tough on The King. But, this series revealed a yin to the First Take host’s yang, and his admiration for the Spurs really took form. Bayless' softer side went round-for-round with his raging hate boner for LeBron James, and the match is almost too close to call.
Then, it was LeBron's turn.
And, back to the Spurs.
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