Lakers win to become best in West

Lakers win to become best in West

There are 2 comments on the San Gabriel Valley Tribune story from Apr 13, 2008, titled Lakers win to become best in West. In it, San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports that:

The Lakers hammered the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs 106-85 in front of a sellout crowd of 18,997 on Sunday afternoon at Staples Center, taking sole possession of first place in the Western ...

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Blockwest

Portland, OR

#1 Apr 13, 2008
Everyone is quick to mention that the Spurs were without Genobili, but no one ever mentions that the Lakers were without Bynum and Ariza.
Cowboy

United States

#2 Apr 14, 2008
Who's everyone cause apparently you're the only one starting the rumour! As a Spurs fan I didn't say that nor haven I heard any other fan make that comment. What I will say is that the Spurs simply didn't come to play, Tim Duncan couldn't buy a shot and Tony Parker alone can't carry the team without help. As for the Lakers, they were on fire but as evident by their record they can be beat. Winning the top seed doesn't necessarily make you the champion, just ask the Dallas Mavericks of last year.

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