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LAKERS WON 4-2
GAME 1: SPURS 88, LAKERS 78
Late 10-0 run helps Spurs brush away L.A.
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GAME 2: SPURS 95, LAKERS 85
Parker drives Spurs past Lakers
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GAME 3: LAKERS 105, SPURS 81
Shaq, Kobe get on track in rout of Spurs
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GAME 4: LAKERS 98, SPURS 90
Kobe's 42 points enable L.A. to level series
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GAME 5: LAKERS 74, SPURS 73
Fisher's last-second shot shocks Spurs
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GAME 6: LAKERS 88, SPURS 76
Lakers complete comeback from 0-2 deficit
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Insider Sitelines
ESPN Radio Audio
 'Right In His Kitchen!'
NBA on ESPNRadio: Hear Mark Jones and Tim Legler call two big Laker plays in the clinching win over the Spurs.
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 'From The Top Of The Key!'
NBA on ESPNRadio: Hear the call of Tim Duncan's seeming game-winner by Jim Durham and Dr. Jack Ramsay in Game 5.
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 'The Lakers Win It!'
NBA on ESPNRadio: Hear the call of Derek Fisher's winning shot by Jim Durham and Dr. Jack Ramsay in Game 5.
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 A Best Player's Duty
Mike and Mike: Bill Walton says Tim Duncan needs to inspire his teammates to deliver a higher performance. "Your job is to lift everybody's spirit up," he says.
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 'What A Shot!'
NBA on ESPNRadio: Hear Jim Durham call the biggest plays by Spurs G Tony Parker in the Game 1 win over the Lakers.
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Lakers vs Spurs
lal sas  
FINAL 1234 F
SPURS 21 18 13 24 76
LAKERS 23 16 17 32 88
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TEAM STATS (Regular Season)
  SPURS LAKERS
PPG 91.5 98.2
RPG 45.1 43.1
APG 20.4 23.8
FG% 44.172 45.357
FT% 68.101 69.345
3P% .358 .327

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS (Regular Season)
  SPURS LAKERS
PPG Duncan 22.3 Bryant 24.0
RPG Duncan 12.4 O'Neal 11.5
APG Parker 5.5 Payton 5.5
FG% Duncan 50.127 O'Neal 58.439
FT% Rose 81.333 Carter 91.667
3P% Turkoglu .419 Pargo .500


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Stein Line: Freaky May 13th strikes again
Same day. Same situation. A year after having the ball rim out, L.A.'s shot dropped to stun the Spurs.
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The Lakers' last-second win over the Spurs in Game 5 was the highest-rated game of the playoffs for ABC.
Spur-ned: NBA denies Spurs' protest of Game 5
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Stein Line: The return of timely Tim
Unlike the Lakers, the Spurs are confident that their superstar will show up on time at Staples Center.
Stein Line: L.A. swarms Duncan
As great as Tim Duncan is, he can't beat the double team of Kobe and Shaq by himself.
Lakers hope intensity will emerge
The Lakers would like even the series after Sunday's win. Perhaps San Antonio was due for a loss, but expect the Spurs to be focused Tuesday.
Stein Line: Which Lakers will show up?
After the Lakers won Game 3 so easily, who would be surprised if they switched off again and relaxed?
A reversal of fortune for Spurs' dynamic duo
Tim Duncan and Tony Parker went from dominating duo to also-rans against the Lakers' defense Sunday.
Glove fit: Payton seethes over L.A. blame game
Gary Payton unleashed an emotional torrent, expressing frustration with his teammates, coaches and the media.
Legler: Adjustment period for Lakers, Nets
The Lakers and Nets need to make some quick fixes if they want to stay alive in the playoffs.
Stein Line: Spurs' unfunny punch line
The Spurs can keep joking about their free-throw woes, at least until they're no longer a laughing matter.
Stein: L.A. nears diaspora
After two losses in San Antonio, the Lakers' soap-opera season is firmly on the brink of an early summer.
Report: Shaq's stepdad rips Kobe for selfish play
The Lakers' problem: Kobe Bryant. At least that's how Philip Harrison, Shaq's stepfather, sees it.
Walton: The savior of Los Angeles
The fate of the Lakers against San Antonio now rests on the weary shoulders of Karl Malone.
Lakers need Payton, Malone to play better
Karl Malone and Gary Payton were outplayed by Tim Duncan and Tony Parker in Game 1.
Kreidler: When defense becomes offensive
The prospect of the Pistons and Spurs meeting in the NBA Finals is enough to already put you to sleep.
Stein Line: Lakers' work cut out for them
If the Lakers are going to have this much trouble scoring, the playoffs' marquee matchup won't last long.
Hughes: Payton vs. Parker? No contest
The matchup at point guard in the Lakers-Spurs series will be a lopsided affair. In favor of Tony Parker.
Dr. Jack: How Lakers can beat Spurs
If Shaquille O'Neal isn't active on defense, the Lakers won't move past the Spurs in the second round.
Bucher: Reading between Lakers' lines
L.A.'s public comments that it's looking forward to seeing the Spurs couldn't be further from the truth.
Friend: 8 Ball
The Lakers can't win without Kobe Bryant, but they don't much like playing with him, either.
Hughes: Trying to compare Spurs, Lakers
No All-Star spats. No media horde. San Antonio is nothing like L.A. and that suits Robert Horry just fine.

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