NBA Finals Game 5 LiveBlog: Will The Lakers Win It All?
4th QuarterThe Lakers are the champions of the world.
The Magic are going to play the free throw game now. Why didn't they do that at the end of regulation in Game 4?
As the legendary Chick Hearn would say THE GAME IS IN THE FRIDGE. THE DOOR'S CLOSED, THE LIGHTS ARE OUT, THE EGGS ARE COOLING, THE BUTTER'S HARDENING AND THE JELLO'S JIGGLIN!!
2:00 Reddick's three makes it an 11 point game. The Magic will not concede anything.
4:27 Now it's an 18 point lead for the Lakers.
5:01 If the Magic cut this deficit to single digits in the next 90 seconds, they still have a chance.
5:50 Yup. Jeff van Gundy played the Michael Jordan card.
Is it just me or when Walton makes a pass do the Lakers get surprised? They just seem flat-footed when they receive his pass.
7:05 Walton's alley-oop pass to Ariza. I smell a championship.
There are a lot of Lakers fans in Orlando. It seems like they're the only ones hootin' and hollerin' in that arena.
8:13 Timeout. Kobe sinks a three to make it a 16 point game again. 26 points for Kobe.
9:45 Nelson sinks the three to make it a 13 point game. I'm sorry but I think it's too little too late.
3rd QuarterI just took my first pee break of the game. I'm telling you I think the Vin Scully Press Box at Dodger Stadium is a diuretic. I'd be on my third pee break if I were there.
End of 3rd quarter. The Lakers extend their 10-point halftime lead to 15. I am ready to explode in about 20 minutes.
1:14 Now Howard has 5 fouls.
2:39 JJ Reddick comes into the game. Damn he's hot.
OMG. Phil's brother Charles looks just like him, just a little more relaxed.
3:09 What did Jeff van Gundy call Pacquiao? Has he been living under a rock for the last couple of years? Speaking of Pacquiao, he will be throwing the first pitch at the Dodgers-A's game on Wednesday at the Stadium.
3:39 Howard picked up his fifth foul. The Lakers are in control of this game. Oops. They just changed it to Turkoglu. Doesn't change things though. Kobe makes both free throws and gives the Lakers a 16 point lead.
4:20 Finally. They called a foul against Gasol. I didn't catch who committed the foul though.
5:24 How was that not a foul against Gasol?
Here's a picture of Ariza attempting a shot over Howard. Ariza has been incredible so far in this game.
6:50 Odom is unconscious!!!! Another three to put the Lakers up by 11.
7:22 More Odom! More Odom! More Odom!
8:07 Ugly ugly shot by Ariza. The Lakers are doing their best to get the Magic back into this game.
8:49 Mark Jackson officially called Kobe Bryant "great". Thanks for noticing.
9:28 Wow. The refs really aren't calling anything tonight. That is unless Ariza is anywhere near the play.
10:13 that was a great drive by Courtney Lee.
11:15 I can't believe that is only Bynum's third foul. That just seems wrong.