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Western Conference powerhouses collide in a big game on Sunday inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, C.A. The L.A Lakers have the best record in the Western Conference at a mark of 34-8 and have appeared to be the best team in the conference all year. However, the Spurs have rallied from a slow start and they are ready to challenge for Western supremacy. San Antonio already captured a victory over the Lakers a few short weeks ago in an exciting game that went right down to the wire. The Spurs Manu Ginobili knocked down 27 in the contest that lead to San Antonio edged out the Lakers at home 112-111.
The Indiana Pacers and San Antonio Spurs meet for the first time this season on Tuesday night in San Antonio. Last year the Spurs swept the series against Indiana winning 116-89 at Indiana and 108-97 at home. Both teams will be playing on short rest as the Pacers were in New Orleans yesterday while San Antonio was at Charlotte. The Spurs were able to get by the Bobcats yesterday while the Pacers fell short in New Orleans.
Two of the top teams in the Western Conference meet on Wednesday as the San Antonio Spurs host the Los Angeles Lakers in a nationally televised game on ESPN. Last year the teams split their season series 2-2. The Spurs have won six of the last ten meetings in San Antonio between the two teams.
The Phoenix Suns begin the 2008-2009 season in the same place that last season ended, at the AT&T Center in San Antonio. The Spurs eliminated the Suns in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs last season four games to one.
The Los Angeles Lakers will try and advance to the NBA Finals by eliminating the defending champion San Antonio Spurs on Thursday. The Lakers are a perfect 7-0 at home in the playoffs this season and in their last 21 home playoff games are 18-3.
The San Antonio Spurs will try and even up the best of seven Western Conference Finals on Tuesday as they host the Los Angeles Lakers. The Spurs got back in the series on Sunday as Manu Ginobili hit five three pointers and scored 30 points overall to lead San Antonio. Kobe Bryant had 30 points for the Lakers but didn’t get much help.
The San Antonio Spurs let a golden chance slip away in Game One against the Los Angeles Lakers as they blew a 20 point third quarter lead and lost 89-85. The Lakers are 52-7 when winning Game 1 in a best-of-seven series. The also have owned the Spurs in the postseason. They have beaten them in seven of their previous 10 postseason matchups, including all three in the conference finals.
The defending champion San Antonio Spurs survived against the New Orleans Hornets but to reach the NBA Finals they will have to go through the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant. The Lakers have home court advantage in this series and that could prove important as Los Angeles is a perfect 6-0 at home in the playoffs and has won 12 straight overall at home.
The San Antonio Spurs will try and accomplish something that not many teams have done in the NBA playoffs this season and that is pull off a road win. The defending NBA champs have not won in New Orleans in the playoffs and have been blown out in each game. They will hope to rely upon their experience in tonight’s Game 7.
The San Antonio Spurs will hope that the trend of home teams winning in the playoffs continues for at least one more game on Thursday as they host the New Orleans Hornets. The Spurs trail three games to two and must win to send the series back to New Orleans for a Game Seven.