Lakers confident about Game 5

Phil Jackson is not worried about the Lakers' chances, despite losing the past two games

Updated: May 27, 2010, 11:04 AM ET
By Brian Kamenetzky | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- On the heels of consecutive losses in Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference Finals, the Lakers returned to practice in El Segundo on Wednesday afternoon with their series against the Phoenix Suns tied at two with a full understanding of how much the next one matters.

"It's a Game 5, the series is tied, and it's a must-win for us. The sense of urgency is total at this point," said forward Pau Gasol. "[Phoenix has] been tough. Now it's our turn to hit back and make sure ...

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