Mike Brown won't intentionally lose

Updated: May 8, 2012, 5:11 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- There are two games remaining on Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace's seven-game suspension for his elbow that connected with Oklahoma City's James Harden, but coach Mike Brown called extending the series to get World Peace back for the next round "a joke."

The Lakers need just one more win to defeat the Denver Nuggets in their first-round playoff series and could close things out Tuesday in Game 5, but if the Lakers lose and beat the Nuggets in Games 6 or ...

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