Lakers, Celtics success starts at top

PER Diem: June 15, 2010

Updated: June 28, 2010, 11:50 AM ET
By John Hollinger |
Jerry Buss and Wyc GrousbeckAP PhotoStrong leadership by Jerry Buss and Wyc Grousbeck has the Lakers and Celtics in yet another Finals.

Editor's note: This article appeared before Game 6 of the 2010 NBA Finals.

LOS ANGELES -- As we wind toward the end of a thoroughly captivating NBA Finals, I'm reminded of something that was said to me at the beginning.