After a long regular season and, at times, unwatchable postseason, the NBA Finals is upon us. The Golden State Warriors will face off against the winner of the Cavaliers-Celtics series for the opportunity to capture the Larry O’Brien trophy. Kevin Durant looks to capture an elusive ring in his first season with the Warriors, while Steph Curry and Co. will try to rebound from blowing a 3-1 lead in the Finals last year. The Cavs are widely expected to defeat the Celtics and advance to the Finals for the third straight year, but Boston has shown signs of fight left, even in the absence of their leader, Isaiah Thomas. The Finals is a time where stars separate themselves from everyone else and legacies are stamped. Here is a Finals playlist that embodies what it means to be a champion. Whether it be Drake and his demands for “big rings” or Lauryn Hill’s account of her rise to stardom, these songs all capture the essence of reaching the peak of success.
PRODAY – “The Mindset of a Champion”