Lakers need to step up their early defense and prepare to face more zone. You don't wanna give Frye or Dudley any excuse to make a 3 on the road. You win Game's 1 and 2 and you guarantee that IF you have to play a Game 5 at home, at worse you're tied 2-2. Shut em down hard and shut em down early. LA will need as much rest as they can get before they go up against Boston in the Finals.
I expect the Lakers to win. The only x-factors being Lamar, Drew and the Suns three point shooting. If Lamar has a dull night and Drew doesn't get going offensively, you can expect a much closer game. If the Suns shoot the ball as well as we all know they are capable of, that could be the difference right there. Still though, Lakers have more tools to win this series, and should be able to make short work of the Phoenix Suns.
WHO CARES ABOUT THE NETS? Prokhorov is delusional. News flash Mikhail, making the playoffs in the East ain't that tough. Winning a title is something completely different. Love and passion ain't gonna get you s**t when KG and Howard are dunking on Lopez's face. I'm just curious, did Mark Cuban sound this naive when he bought up his stake in the Mavs? Title in 5? Yeah right. Not while Kobe's around. Guy seriously sounds like he's in it more for the fame and exposure more than anything else.
Game 1 will be forgotten....unless we take them out of the game early. We lead by double digits in the 1st qtr and the series could be over. if it's within at the end of the 3rd, i smell trouble. We must carry on from last game with the same intensity and keep their confidence low.