Lottery fans everywhere are enjoying the 2017 NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors, a game that featured a thrilling, four-game sweep of the defending champion San Antonio Spurs.

    But for the second year in a row, the New York Times ranked the best games in the entire NBA season as the Los Angeles Lakers won the title.

    In its first ranking of the season, the Times’ lottery expert, Andrew Sohn, took a deep dive into the best of 2017-18 to determine the best NBA games of the year.

    The Times’ NBA expert and author of the book, The Basketball Times, spoke with Sohn about the game and the games that mattered most to him.

    He went on to list the five best games of all time: the Clippers’ victory over the Warriors, the Celtics’ victory against the Thunder and the Spurs’ win over the Jazz.

    “I had to get out of bed in the morning, so I got up early and I went and watched that game and it was one of the most memorable games I have ever seen,” Sohn told the Times.

    And it was the first thing you think of. “

    The first thing that you think when you watch the game is, ‘Oh, it’s so fast and so fast.’

    And it was the first thing you think of.

    It was really fast.”

    The game that Sohn most closely observed was the Celtics-Thunder game, in which the Celtics were down by six points with just over five minutes left in the first half.

    But Russell Westbrook led the Thunder on a 3-pointer, then the Thunder shot the ball so well that Sommes eyes began to water.

    It felt like a basketball miracle.

    “That game is like the highlight of my life,” Sommers son, Noah Sommer, told the newspaper.

    “We won, we had to win.

    We had to go to the playoffs.

    It just felt like that.”

    Russell Westbrook led all scorers with 30 points, eight rebounds and six assists.

    LeBron James, the reigning MVP, also had 28 points and 10 assists.

    Kevin Durant had 22 points and 12 rebounds for the Thunder.

    “There are so many moments in this game where I’m sitting there, and I’m thinking, I wish I was here,” Durant told the Associated Press after the game.

    “That’s the only thing that I can really think about.”

    James and Durant also shared the honors for the most rebounds in the NBA, with Westbrook coming in second with 21.

    Russell Westbrook had 21 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists for the Celtics.

    “We were just going to be able to control what we wanted to control,” James told the AP.

    “And it’s the best way to control something is to have a team that’s going to win and just go after it.

    We were going to take care of business, and that’s what we did.”

    Kevin Durant scored 20 points for the Golden State Thunder.

    James scored 18 points and seven rebounds for his team.

    James Harden had 15 points and six rebounds for Houston.

    Kevin Love scored 14 points and 11 rebounds for Minnesota.

    James had 10 points and four rebounds for Boston.

    Russell Westbrook scored 25 points, nine rebounds and five assists for Cleveland.

    James and Durant each had 20 points.

    Kevin Garnett had 15 rebounds for Detroit.

    LeBron had 11 points and eight rebounds for Miami.

    Serge Ibaka had 10 rebounds for Toronto.

    Carmelo Anthony had 11 rebounds, six assists and four blocks for New York.

    Russell Wilson had 10 assists for Seattle.

    Carmelina had eight points, five rebounds and four steals for the Knicks.

    Serge Israels four-point play was the game-winning shot.

    Russell was the only player in history to score 50 points, 50 rebounds and 50 assists in a single game.

    Russell scored 50 points and 50 rebounds in a game in his first career postseason appearance.

    “It’s an honor to be a part of this, but it’s also a blessing to be in the Hall of Fame,” James said.

    “So I’m just happy to be part of that, but I’m also excited to be on the ballot.”

    The NBA playoffs are not the only time that the Times ranked games in 2017-19.

    The paper also listed the top five most memorable moments in the season.