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Suns' Lopez set to play Game 1

Updated: May 17, 2010, 8:18 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Phoenix Suns coach Alvin Gentry said that center Robin Lopez will play tonight in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the Los Angeles Lakers and will "more than likely" start.

Lopez has been out since April 26 with a bulging disk in his back, but the extended layoff between the Western Conference semifinals and finals has given him enough time to scrimmage with the team and feel confident enough to play.

"He doesn't have any restrictions on how many ...

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