Who wins West's marquee matchup?
Will the Thunder break through against the former champs?
The Lakers and Thunder begin their West semifinal series tonight. How does this matchup shape up? Our roundtable debates.
1. Fact or Fiction: Their rugged Round 1 series will hamper the Lakers.
J.A. Adande, ESPN.com: Fact. They used more energy than they should have to dispatch the Nuggets and sure could have used more than one day off before starting Round 2 on the road. That series also revealed how laborious it is for the Lakers to keep up with faster, younger players. ...
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