Discussion

Backup power

The Lakers-Magic NBA Finals rematch was upstaged by a couple of backups

Updated: January 19, 2010, 1:26 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

The NBA Finals rematch between the Lakers and Magic that the league planned as the capper of a full 12-game schedule in honor of Martin Luther King Day was upstaged by a couple of backups.

Lakers reserves Shannon Brown and Jordan Farmar combined to score 33 points and keyed a 15-0 run to start the fourth quarter that helped lift Los Angeles to a 98-92 win over Orlando on Monday.

L.A. entered the fourth quarter trailing by four points when Lamar Odom got things started with a ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Clippers On The Defensive
    DeAndre Jordan has been a monster on the boards lately, and the Clippers seek more of the same in Denver.

ALSO SEE

MORE NBA HEADLINES