In May, a video of Shia LaBeouf delivering an intense motivational speech blew up on YouTube. Fortunately for others, the speech was shot in front of a green screen. Grantland took full advantage of that gift, creating the ultimate hype video as the NBA Finals are all set to begin tonight.

This might not be better than the NBA on NBC-inspired Finals preview we showed you earlier this week, but it’s pretty great anyway. In that weird sort of way…