Lakers-Suns could hinge on 3-point line

Updated: May 14, 2010, 11:17 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- The Phoenix Suns made them better than any other team in the league during the regular season at 41.2 percent.

The Lakers defended them better than any other team, holding opponents to 32.8 percent.

Something has to give when it comes to 3-point shots in the Western Conference finals, right?

"As much as you want to concentrate on 3-point shooting, it's about the lane," Lakers coach Phil Jackson said Friday. "It's about stopping the ball at the basket and ...

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