Scouting update: Jazz-Lakers, Game 5
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Utah's best hope to even this series in Game 4 was to combine its excellent play with another poor game from Kobe Bryant, as it seemed likely he would try to carry the Lakers on his back. Just a few minutes into the third quarter, when Kobe hit his 34th point, it looked as though Utah realized its season was dying. Unless the Jazz put forth a tremendous effort in Game 5, their season will be over.
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