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Suns vs Lakers III - 17th is coming up!

Posted on: January 15, 2008 3:05 pm
Edited on: January 15, 2008 10:58 pm

 I can't wait for this game, after the Lakers took the 1st two game's the Suns have a chance to take one back in LA on Thursday night. A tragedy came upon the Lakers as Andrew "Bynumite" Bynum (Nickname made up by the lovely lakers fans on the CBS message boards) is out for 8 weeks with a injured left knee. With Bynum out the Lakers got outrebounded by the SuperSonics but came away with a OT victory. Hopefully the Suns can take advantage of the liabilty on offense that is Kwame Brown.

The key matchup IMO is Boris Diaw Vs Lamar Odom. Odom lead the team in rebounding and put up 7 assits, but did little of anything else which could mean that Odom is not to comfortable starting at the 4 with such a mediocre player like Brown at the 5. Hill is close to recovery but is still expected to miss another week or so. after missing the Utah game, Steve Nash and Shawn Marion came back to help beat the Millwaukee Bucks in Phoenix for the 20th consecutive time, 122-114, on Saturday night. So that's where the two teams pretty much are right now.

Phoenix Suns (26 - 11, 2nd in pacific)
Los Angeles Lakers (26 - 11, 1st in pacific)

    Phoenix Suns logo       

Pg - Steve Nash
Sg - Raja Bell
Sf  - Boris Diaw
Pf  - Shawn Marion
C  - Amare Stoudemire

 Los Angeles Lakers logo
Pg - Derek Fisher
Sg - Kobe Bryant
Sf  - Luke Walton
Pf  - Lamar Odom
C  - Kwame Brown

See you at the game!

Category: NBA
Tags: Lakers, Suns

Since: Oct 12, 2006
Posted on: January 17, 2008 10:40 pm

Suns vs Lakers III - 17th is coming up!

finally it's time.

Lets go Suns!

Since: Sep 20, 2006
Posted on: January 15, 2008 4:40 pm

Suns vs Lakers - 17th is coming!

Very well stated, the key will be Boris Diaw vs. Lamar Odum. The Suns will need to win this to re-assert some sense of being a force in the west... sad when you have one of the top 3 records and it seems like you are struggling.. which they are.. the offense is not flowing as it has, the focus on defense <some nights anyhow> seems to have slowed the traffic down a bit.

I think it will be a very fast game with the guards on both teams going at it with gusto as the Lakers set out to prove they are for real and have forgotten the past 2 years playoffs, while the Suns seek credibility in the tough west.

can't wait!!!

Since: Feb 16, 2007
Posted on: January 15, 2008 4:19 pm

Suns vs Lakers - 17th is coming!

PG: Suns
SG: Lakers
SF: Even (Depends which Diaw shows up)
PF: Suns
C: Suns

Coaching: Lakers

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