L.A. fans shouldn't panic

The Lakers have been so good for so long, L.A. fans are rarely satisfied

Updated: February 11, 2011, 5:40 PM ET
By Stephen A. Smith | ESPNLosAngeles

Supposedly, the City of Angels can breathe easy now. Your team, the Lakers -- the reigning two-time world champions, who've been to the NBA Finals the past three years, mind you -- finally woke up and showed the world they could actually beat an upper-echelon team in this league again, upending the Celtics on Thursday night in Boston.

On its surface, any question about what the Lakers could do, against whomever, should be nothing short of insulting right now. Beneath the surface, the same ...

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