NBA Playoffs 2010: Are the Spurs the Only Team that can Stop the Lakers?

May 5th, 2010 by Josh Dhani Leave a reply »
Let's face it; for the past three years, the Los Angeles Lakers have been the most unstoppable and dominant team in the West—and possibly in the NBA.

In 2007 they made their case, but Celtics were simply better. Certainly, last year, they proved they were the class of the league. And this year, a year older, but still the best team in the West.

With such a formidable lineup, it begs the question: Who can stop the Los Angeles Lakers?

They have a veteran leader at point guard in Derek Fisher and a great backup in Jordan Farmer; they the best shooting guard in the NBA with Kobe Bryant, who is at times simply impossible to stop; they have the physical, defensive-minded small forward, Ron Artest, a playmaking power forward in Pau Gasol, who can rebound and score just about whenever he wants to; a dominating center in Andrew Bynum, and a great sixth man in Lamar Odom.

A mega-all-star lineup.

And who can stop them? There's only one team out there, and their name is the San Antonio Spurs. Their lineup isn't half bad either.

They have the quick veteran point guard combination of Tony Parker and George Hill, a stre ...

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