Editor's note: New season, new Stein Line. Now, Marc Stein's NBA report can be found every weekday during the playoffs.
SAN ANTONIO -- The Lakers don't lose Game 1s, especially on the road. Running out of small forwards, just seven games into the playoffs, is another new one.
"We haven't been in this situation too many times," said Lakers veteran Derek Fisher, in a near-empty locker room, combing his memory for a comparable predicament.
In this run of championships?
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