Metta World Peace has no interest in making a bury-the-hatchet peace gesture with Oklahoma City's James Harden at the onset of the Los Angeles Lakers' Western Conference semifinals series against the Thunder.
After scares with Bynum and Gasol, L.A.'s goal is to remain injury-free.
Kobe skewered Boston's defense in the second half, sealing the Lakers' win.
Not even the Melodrama could tarnish the importance of Lakers-Celtics.
Pau Gasol fell back into his old habits by letting the Celtics push him around.
In the final analysis, Lakers-Celtics will still be decided by the big men.
Andrew Bynum tweaked his injured knee and left Tuesday's Finals game against the Celtics.
The Boston coach says the Lakers guard is also one of the best charge takers in the league.
Andrew Bynum suffered a setback in his ongoing battle with his injured right knee.
Lakers hit "Easy" button en route to Game 1 win.
Andrew Bynum's outlook a day after having 2 1/2 fluid ounces drained from his right knee Monday wasn't quite as bright as his crisp yellow jersey.
The Lakers began their NBA Finals preparation by sharpening their memories with a film session to review how they fared against the Celtics.
Lakers center Andrew Bynum's had his right knee drained Monday morning, according to a team spokesman.
The Lakers have to play tougher than in 2008 if they want to beat Boston.
Lakers reserve guard Sasha Vujacic will sit out at least two weeks after suffering a sprained right shoulder.
The Lakers finally lost without injured Kobe Bryant and there are lessons.