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LOS ANGELES 4 - SAN ANTONIO 0
Western Conference Finals (Best of Seven)
Game 1:
Lakers 104, Spurs 90 | Box Score | NBA.com TV Highlights: 28.8+ | ISDN+ | Postgame Presser: 56k | 256k | Audio
Game 2:
Lakers 88, Spurs 81 | Box Score | NBA.com TV Highlights: 28.8+ | ISDN+ | Postgame Presser: 56k | 256k | Audio
Game 3:
Lakers 111, Spurs 72 | Box Score | NBA.com TV Highlights: 28.8+ | ISDN+ | Postgame Presser: 56k | 256k | Audio
Game 4:
Lakers 111, Spurs 82 | Box Score | NBA.com TV Highlights: 28.8+ | ISDN+ | Postgame Presser: 56k | 256k | Audio

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The Lakers have completed their stampede through the Western Conference; now let's see if the Bucks or Sixers can slow them down. Derek Fisher scored 28 points and Shaquille O'Neal added 26 as the defending champions, who are unbeaten in this year's postseason, routed San Antonio 111-82 to sweep the Spurs and earn a return trip to the NBA Finals.
My Highlights: 56k | 230k | 450k
NBA.com TV highlights: 28.8+ | ISDN+
Postgame news conference: 56k | 256k | Audio
Kobe's rim-rocking alley-oop: 864k avi | QuickTime
Fisher goes on a three spree: 28.8+ | ISDN+
History: All-time best playoff percentages
VIDEO

Phil Jackson says it's remarkable to sweep a team like the Spurs.
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David Robinson and Gregg Popovich comment on the Lakers' dominance.
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FEATURES AND ANALYSIS

As dominant as Shaquille O'Neal is, he's no Lone Ranger. In fact, Kobe Bryant could be the deciding factor when the Lakers ride into Texas for the Western Conference Finals against San Antonio.


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  • Follow San Antonio throughout the playoffs at Spurs Playoff Central
  • Follow Kobe, Shaq and all the Lakers on Lakers.com as they try to repeat as NBA champions in NBA Playoffs 2001.


    CHATS AND MAILBOXES

    Robert Horry talked about the Lakers' quick lead over the Spurs and the meaning behind his changing facial hair in response to a selection of fan e-mails.


    HISTORY

    How important is homecourt advantage in a seven-game series? How many four-game sweeps have there been? Get facts and figures here.
    All-time lowest playoff seeds in NBA and Conference Finals

    Want to know who won the third-ever NBA title? Or who was MVP of the Knicks-Lakers Finals in 1973? Get a complete list of year-by-year NBA champions, runners-up and MVP's here.

    Want to know who has the most points or rebounds in a single playoff game? Look no further than our compiled lists of single-game records.




    Rick Fox
    Rick Fox has some fun with the Western Conference championship trophy.
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