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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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Magic-1, Lakers-2 NBA Finals

Blistering the nets for 75% in the first half, and 63% for the game to set a new Finals record, the Orlando Magic withstood a furious rally in the 4th quarter and handed the Los Angeles Lakers a 108-104 loss … Continue reading

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Lakers-2, Magic-0 NBA Finals

Coming up big in overtime, the Los Angeles Lakers took a 2-0 Finals lead at Staples Center with a 101-96 victory over the Orlando Magic. The Magic actually had a chance to win the game in regulation, but a lob pass to … Continue reading

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Lakers-1, Magic-0 NBA Finals

After patiently waiting over a week for the 2009 NBA Finals to finally commence, the Los Angeles Lakers crushed the Orlando Magic at Staples Center, 100-75. Both teams came out rather tentative to start the contest, missing easy shots and … Continue reading

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Western Conference Final Observations

dEDGE Post Scriptum The Los Angeles Lakers embark on their quest for a 15th NBA championship in a Finals series showdown against the surprising Orlando Magic. But before we turn all attention towards this marquee match-up, let’s spend a few … Continue reading

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