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The Lakers as Hillary, the Celtics as Obama

By on 6.9.08 | 8:57PM

In game two of the NBA finals, the Los Angeles Lakers played basketball the way Hillary Clinton ran for the Democratic presidential nomination. The Boston Celtics wheezed to victory Barack Obama-style. The Lakers watched the Celtics build a strong lead but came back strong in the fourth quarter -- only to come up just short of winning. The Celtics came out on top, but also came close enough to blowing it that their fans are nervous going into game three. That's probably how a lot of Obama fans feel going into the fall campaign with John McCain after Hillary's strong fourth-quarter showing.

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