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A look at how the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers stack up against each other in the NBA Finals
The Boston Celtics could have their dance partner for the 2010 NBA Finals set on Saturday night at US Airways Arena if the Los Angeles Lakers can close out the Phoenix Suns in NBA playoff betting action. Behind a F Ron Artest layup with the buzzer sounding, the Lakers survived a huge scare from Phoenix 103-101 at home on Thursday night to take a 3-2 series edge and push the Suns to the brink of elimination.
For a series that many predicted would be over four days ago, the Orlando Magic and the Boston Celtics are still battling it out, as they will engage in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals at TD Banknorth Garden on Friday night. The Magic survived elimination for a second time on Wednesday, as they knocked off the C’s 113-92, and are just two steps away from becoming the first team in NBA history to come back from a 3-0 series deficit to win.
When the Phoenix Suns last left the Staples Center, they had to think that their season was hanging in the balance. Now that they have taken two games back at home against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Western Conference Finals is back in balance heading into Game 5 on Thursday night.
Could the noose be getting a little tighter on the necks of Boston Celtics fans after failing to close out the Orlando Magic in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals? The C’s still have to feel good, but they know that they are going into a hostile territory tonight against the Magic at Amway Arena, as Orlando looks to claw its way back into this series.
Heading into Sunday night, the Phoenix Suns were backed into a corner that it looked like they weren’t going to be able to get out of. However, after a 118-109 win at US Airways Arena, the deficit in the Western Conference Finals is down to just two games to one against the Los Angeles Lakers. Phoenix looks to knot this series up on Tuesday night at home.
With a commanding 3-0 series lead in tote, the Boston Celtics will head into Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals in NBA playoff betting action on Monday night against the Orlando Magic.
After watching the Orlando Magic fall behind the in the Eastern Conference Finals three games to none on Saturday night, the Phoenix Suns will look to avoid that same fate on their home court on Sunday as they take on the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals.
For all intents and purposes, the Eastern Conference Finals can come to a close on Saturday night at TD Banknorth Garden, as the Boston Celtics can take a commanding 3-0 series lead on the Orlando Magic in NBA playoff betting action.
After a dominating effort in Game 1, the Los Angeles Lakers will look to take a solid 2-0 series lead on Tuesday night in the second game of the Western Conference Finals against the Phoenix Suns.