With all the NBA fans and pundits preparing for the beginning of the Finals tonight between the OKC Thunder and the Miami Heat, there’s plenty of talk, and plenty of predictions as to who is taking the first game.

The notorious Bruce Bowen, former Spurs player who is widely regarded as one of the best defenders of all time, is not too keen on the idea of an actual competition going down tonight:

Not only Bowen talk down to the team that knocked his former squad out of the playoffs, he did it with some classy bow-tie fashion:

“First Take” had some heavy debating to do this morning, and Bruce Bowen took an active part in going head-to-head with Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless. The twitterverse had various opinions about his thoughts:


Bowen’s first prediction will get put to the test in Game 1 tonight of the NBA Finals.