Western Conference Finals Game 2: Suns Wither As Lakers Dominate

May 19th, 2010 by Harrison Moore Leave a reply »
Let’s face it, a lot of people were hoping to see the Suns’ Cinderella story continue through the Western Conference Finals. Unfortunately for them, they were counting on the wrong fairy tale—for the most part.

Cinderella ran into a Beast instead.

As the Lakers ran the Suns out of the building 124-112, beating them at their own game for the second time in three nights, it was apparent: The clock had struck midnight.

To be blunt, the Suns never had a realistic shot at winning the series, but the Lakers have been dominant to a surprising extent with their resolve and focus peaking at exactly the right time, reminiscent of a certain green-wearing playoff team in the East.

Though both teams sport a trendy 2-0 lead, neither is inexperienced enough to lose focus of their current opponent—but by now, you you to know that if even just for a moment, the Lakers and Celtics have already glanced in each other’s direction.

For the time being, the Lakers have been absolutely dominant in their third consecutive Western Conference Finals appearance. While the Suns, whom a surprising amount of analysts had pic ...

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