1. The Seasoned Backcourt In Its Element
LOS ANGELES -- For all of its significance, this Lakers-Blazers game kept getting downsized, first by the two-game suspension of Andrew Bynum for a flagrant foul in Friday night's game, then by a right ankle injury to Marcus Camby. That's almost 14 feet of sidelined centers. When it got down to crunch time this game was in the hands of the guards, specifically the Lakers' backcourt of Kobe Bryant and Derek Fisher.
Bryant and Fisher, with 397 playoff games between them, took over in ...
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