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Lakers-Magic Game 2 Preview: Is Kobe Bryant Capable of Being Contained?

Published by on June 6, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

If there were ever a right way to open up a seven-game series for an NBA championship, the Los Angeles Lakers did it on Friday night with a 100-75 win over the Orlando Magic.

The Lakers shot 46.1 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from beyond the arc. Midway through the second quarter, the Laker team went on a run of 10 unanswered points, six by Kobe Bryant. From that moment on, the Magic simply could not keep up.

Orlando shot a woeful 29.9 percent from the field and a disappointing 34.8 percent from distance.


Keys for Orlando in Game Two

Contain Kobe Bryant

Game One solidified the fact that when Kobe Bryant plays well, his team plays well.


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