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For Garnett and Gasol, Game 4 told the tale

Originally Published: June 13, 2008
By J.A. Adande | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- There's a reason the Celtics succeeded in Game 4 whereas the Lakers failed in Game 2 in the historic task of coming back from a 24-point deficit in the NBA Finals. That difference was personified when Pau Gasol checked back in with 6:06 remaining in the fourth quarter Thursday. The most important moments of the year call for great defensive play. The Lakers aren't equipped to do that.

The final half of the game's final quarter was a referendum on the two landscape-changing ...

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