You gotta love it when, in the post game interviews Phil Jackson admits how he would’ve probably done a better job coaching if he pulled out Ron Artest after a bonehead play with .56 left in the 4th. They were ahead by 3 but had a fresh shotclock after Gasol rebounded Artest’s miss, and could’ve wasted time or set up a play to increase the lead.
Later on however, after Jason Richardson sank a miracle 3 from near center court to tie it 101 all, Bryant hoisted up a 3 but missed, and the player that should’ve been sitting on the bench had the ball fall into his hands for an easy putback off the glass, winning it for LA as the clock hits 0.
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2010 Western Conference Finals
La Lakers @ Phoenix Suns
Now that’s what I’m talking about. Now that’s a REAL series.
Ok fine it’s only Phoenix’s first win against the Lakers, and the Lakers are still ahead by 1. But I’m just saying, that was a good game. A damn good, fine example of playoff basketball the way I remember it. Where guys where throwing themselves and each other all over the place, getting injured not just because of the game but from hitting each other.
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NBA Playoffs 1st Round: Orlando Magic at Charlotte Bobcats Game 4 Live @ 8AM
NBA Playoffs 1st Round: Portland Trail Blazers at Phoenix Suns Game 5 Live @ 10:30AM
Doug Collins (announcing the game) was right. If there was ever a way NOT to finish out a game while you’re ahead Portland did it and how. First you gotta miss your free throws. Then you gotta make silly fouls. You’ve gotta botch your plays and miss easy ones, like this winner.
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NBA Playoffs 2010 1st Round: Phoenix Suns at Portland Trailblazers Game 4 Live @4:30AM TD at 8AM Ã‚Â® at 7:30PM
NBA Playoffs 2010 1st Round: Cleveland Cavaliers at Chicago Bulls Game 3 Live @ 7AM Ã‚Â® at 5PM
NBA Playoffs 2010 1st Round: Phoenix Suns at Portland Trailblazers Game 3 Live @10:30AM Ã‚Â® at 7:30PM