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Suns Still Have a Shot Against Lakers

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Don’t be fooled. Despite the Lakers' dramatic win in Game 5, the series is far from over.

There are two significant reasons why this is so:

1) The Lakers lack a killer instinct.

2) The Lakers still haven’t found a way to cope with Steve Nash’s success in utilizing high screen/rolls.

First off, L.A. squandered a 17-point lead in the first half, but then fought off the Suns to gain an 18-point lead in the second half before letting that margin vanish. As a result they had to win the game three times.

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