After making progress in their previous rounds, poor late execution sealsthe Thunder's loss to Miami Heat.
Derek Fisher ends up on the winning end against his old team
Thinking outside the box score, Fisher still hustling for Lakers
Battles amongst owners, not players or the union, is the real threat to getting a deal done.
With a deal now not in either side's best interest, it's not surprising the NBA is still locked out.
Kobe's getting dour, Fish is heating up -- playoff season must be nigh
Like he has done so many times before, with the game on the line, Derek Fisher came through for the Lakers.
Trevor Ariza was presented his championship ring prior to the Rockets' handing the Lakers a home loss.
Andrew Bynum's brace. Pau Gasol's stamina. Check out five observations on the Lakers, courtesy of J.A. Adande.
Derek Fisher's two big 3-pointers helped the Lakers top the Magic in Game 4.
The Orlando Magic handled the Los Angeles Lakers twice during the regular season. J.A. Adande examines whether the Finals will be different.
The Lakers put it all together in a crucial Game 5 victory against the Rockets.
Yao Ming's broken foot probably ends the series for Houston, writes J.A. Adande.
Things are getting physical between the Rockets and Lakers. But is that a bad thing?
How critical was Game 1 for the Lakers? It was the difference between inevitability and doubt.
Kobe. Dwight. LeBron. KG. The preps-to-pros era is giving the NBA a new look ... never to be seen again.