Only one can win the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy.
Robinson, the former Michigan basketball player well-known for his unlikely path to Ann Arbor, will face off against James and the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals starting this week. Game 1 between Robinson’s Miami Heat and the Lakers will take place Wednesday.
Robinson’s ascent in the NBA has been surprising considering he once was a Division III college player before transferring to Michigan. But the sharpshooter has carved out a significant role with the Heat. Sunday night, he helped Miami close out the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, scoring 15 points on 5 of 7 shooting from 3-point range. In Game 5, Robinson scored 20 points.
It has all been part of a breakout season in which Robinson has cemented a spot…