It took four games, but Kobe has finally arrived in the playoffs. And it's a big reason why the Lakers are now up 3-1.
Playing in front of the home crowd, the Jazz showed more confidence in their upset of the Lakers, writes J.A. Adande.
The final week of the season is about finding out who is going to face the Lakers and when, writes J.A. Adande.
Fans in Lakerland expect a little more out of Pau Gasol, writes J.A. Adande.
The Lakers took advantage of their second chances and are now one win away from the NBA Finals, writes J.A. Adande.
The Suns fell, fast and hard, looking less like a cohesive unit and more like a mismatched collection of parts, J.A. Adande writes.
The Lakers' productive reserves are one big reason Kobe Bryant doesn't have to carry the whole load, J.A. Adande writes.