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Lakers Run Into Big Problems

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The Lakers blinked before their Boston counterparts did, many times in fact, getting shoved aside by Amare Stoudemire and the Phoenix Suns, 118-109, in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals Sunday at US Airways Center.

Something funny happened on the way to a 3-0 series lead, though the Lakers weren't giggling after Phoenix ended their eight-game winning streak and closed to within 2-1 in the best-of-seven series. Game 4 is Tuesday in Phoenix.

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