Los Angeles Lakers Win Once Again at Home in Staples Center

May 4th, 2010 by Tristan Sather Leave a reply »
The Lakers are undefeated at home this year in the playoffs due to their game plan and energy. Utah Jazz simply didn't have enough talent to win this series. Jazz have three youngsters who aren't used to starting and have no playoff experience: C.J. Miles who is a decent perimeter player, Wesley Matthews who has good work ethic, and Kyrylo Fesenko who cleans the glass well.

The Lakers looked really comfortable and controlled the game by using their size. Pau Gasol is playing at his best, he is hitting his fadeaway, hitting his free throws and running the floor. Pau scored 25 points and had 12 rebounds. Jerry Sloan said before the series started that the Lakers were going to be tough and that the Jazz wouldn't match well against Lakers' height. This was proved in Game 1. Derek Fisher played the most minutes out of any Lakers' players. He made a game-changing decision in the third quarter to take the Lakers to a 10-point lead. Ron Artest looked out of sync on offense, he shot 6 from 32 from three in Round 1. He said he wasn't worried about his offense because his defense has been so unbelievable. Ron should post up more instead of spotting up for threes, because his offe ...

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