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The Finals analysis: Lakers in six

Updated: June 6, 2004, 3:12 PM ET
By David Aldridge | Special to ESPN.com

The Matchups Payton Billups POINT GUARDChauncey Billups vs. Gary Payton. Let's say this up front: Billups has to win this matchup decisively if the Pistons are going to have any chance at the upset. He can't shoot 2-of-9 or 4-for-15 from the floor. Now, Billups is as streaky a shooter as there is in the league. When he's on, he can get 30 in a hurry. He'll need a couple of those against L.A -- Detroit's best chance to compromise Shaq at the defensive end is if Billups is successful running ...

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