Who Deserves an NBA Title?

With the 2011 NBA Finals featuring two of the league’s biggest superstars who have yet to win a title (LeBron and Dirk), I hear the phrase “He deserves to win a title” thrown around a lot. It got me thinking…does anyone really “deserve” to win a title?

Celtics Hand Lakers First Staples Center Loss of 2010 NBA Playoffs

Allen’s hot shooting in the first half created a comfortable distance between the Celtics and Lakers, the NBA’s two most recent champions. But it was Rondo’s consistent play in the second half that maintained that margin and allowed Boston to tie the series up before heading home for two more.