Running with the Lakers and Heat
Back in 1988, I loathed the Lakers and Pistons so fervidly that I could barely stomach the Finals. I skipped the first five games, then begrudgingly watched the last two. Once I realized during Game 7 that it was impossible to root against two teams at once, I started rooting for the L.A. Forum to blow up. Didn't happen. Only the following June (their Finals rematch) did I learn a valuable lesson: If you hate both teams, just wager on the over/under of the game. Gambling solves everything.
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