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2009 NBA Finals Observations

dEDGE Post Scriptum With the season officially over and the Los Angeles Lakers crowned as the 2009 NBA champions, here are my final observations of the just concluded 5-game match-up with the Orlando Magic. Celebrity Row: Tiger Woods. Spike Lee. … Continue reading

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Lakers-4, Magic-1 NBA Finals

Redemption came one year later as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Orlando Magic, 99-86 at Amway Arena to claim their 15th overall NBA Championship. After their bitter defeat to the Boston Celtics last year, the Lakers set out on … Continue reading

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Lakers-3, Magic-1 NBA Finals

Stealing a victory from out of the jaws of defeat, the Los Angeles Lakers stunned the Orlando Magic in overtime, 99-91 at Amway Arena. Derek Fisher drilled a three pointer with 4.6 seconds left in regulation to force overtime. He … Continue reading

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Lakers-4, Nuggets-2 Western Conference Finals

The Los Angeles Lakers arrived at the Pepsi Center for Game 6 with their game faces on, and proceeded to dismantle the Denver Nuggets, 119-92. With the win, the Lakers took the best-of-seven Western Conference Finals, 4-2, and qualified for … Continue reading

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Second Round Observations

dEDGE Post Scriptum Before we leave the series with the Houston Rockets behind and move on to the Denver Nuggets, here are some final second round observations. Ron-Ron’s “Von-hawk,” the result of losing a bet with fellow fro-hawker, Von Wafer. … Continue reading

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Lakers-2, Rockets-1 Second Round

Playing without veteran PG Derek Fisher, (serving a one game suspension), the Los Angeles Lakers showed their mettle and defeated the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center, 108-94, to take a 2-1 series lead. Jordan Farmar started in place of … Continue reading

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Derek Fisher Suspended One Game

5/8/09 UPDATE:¬†Fisher remains a class act regardless of the league’s penalty handed down. He warns young players, “Seeing that play, when you watch the NBA, when you go and play out on the court, that’s not the part of the … Continue reading

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