Preseason predictions
Kobe Bryant knows playing the Blazers will be a big challenge.

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Real: 14.4 | 28.8 | 56.6

Scottie Pippen vs. Phil Jackson
Scottie Pippen says he's going to in enjoy playing against the Lakers.

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Conference semifinals
Glen Rice and the Lakers KO'd the Suns.
Lakers close out
Suns in L.A. style

Unlike when things got dicey in Round 1, the Lakers responded to the challenge immediately in Round 2. L.A. limited the Suns to an NBA playoff-record low 23 first-half points Tuesday, cruising into a West finals matchup with Portland by crushing Phoenix 87-65.
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    Sun, May 7
    Lakers 105, Suns 77

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    Lakers 97, Suns 96

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    Lakers 105, Suns 99

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    Suns 117, Lakers 98

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    Lakers 87, Suns 65

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