Lakers not planning to relax yet

Updated: April 11, 2010, 12:46 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

While the Lakers already have the No. 1 seeding wrapped up in the West, they aren't looking past the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday. Especially because there is a strong possibility the Blazers will be the Lakers' first-round playoff opponent.

"It will be very competitive," Pau Gasol said. "They're going to come out hard, we understand that. They're tied with San Antonio, one game behind Oklahoma, so they're fighting for a spot. To us, it's going to be a game that we compete very hard ...

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