ESPN scoured its message boards this morning to find its cleverest, boldest, most enlightening comment, and chose this one above all others ...

• "I'm a huge Lakers fan and I'll admit that the last play was a foul, but not in the act of shooting." — phaserx

Previous ESPN Featured Comment of the Day, plus a Featured Deadspin Response or two ...

• "As good as Osgood is, I never expected two shutouts." — ehenry1387

• As bad as The Mighty Ducks was, I never expected two sequels - gbombay9 (Vandelay Industries)

• As bad as Carlsbad is, I never expected Legoland (Metroville)

• As good as Monty Python is, I never expected the Spanish Inquisition. (Doyle McPoyle)

• As bad as Pearl Harbor was, we never expected two atomic bombs" Japan1945 (Badclown)