Finally, Lakers Gearing It Up

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The whole season was supposed to get out of the Lakers' way, the way the Knicks did with 12 seconds left Tuesday.

The whole NBA was supposed to scatter like quail whenever one of the four celebrity Lakers cleared his throat, to create the vacuum into which Pau Gasol rushed, at decision time.

It has not been that way, of course. It might not ever be that way, considering all the Clippers and Thunder and Spurs, spreading like weather systems on the Western map.

But for the first time under Mike D'Antoni's supervision, the Lakers have back-to-back victories against winning teams.

That coincides with Read Full Article »

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