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Podcast: How the Lakers dominated the Heat in Game 1

The Heat were no match for the Lakers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

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2020 NBA Finals - Game One Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

The Los Angeles Lakers stomped the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and our postgame show is here to break down all of the big win.

To kick things off, the guys discussed why the Lakers were able to turn things around after a slow start in the series opener to dominate the Heat the rest of the way. Anthony and Jas then got into why L.A. is a terrible matchup for the Heat, despite Miami’s strong play throughout the postseason. It turns out that in yet another series, the Lakers’ size inside was able to make a difference. It’s almost like they’ve been good that way this year, or something.

Following that part of their chat, Anthony and Jas tried to figure out how media members who took the Heat to win could get things so wrong (or at least appear to have so far), and why they believe the Lakers are the heavy favorites to win the NBA title at this point.

After that, the guys broke down the differences between these two rosters, and to wrap things up, they gave their predictions for how the series will play out (although, given all of the above, you probably have an idea of how they’re leaning on that last one).

You can listen to the entire episode in the player embedded below, and to make sure you don’t miss a single one moving forward, subscribe to the Silver Screen and Roll podcast feed on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher or Google Podcasts.

You can follow Jas on Twitter at @jaskang21, and Anthony at @AnthonyIrwinLA.