Kobe Bryant and the Lakers attacked the Wolves from all angles in Thursday's gallery.
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X-Factor: Fisher Shows His True Worth
Derek Fisher gained a lot of notoriety in the postseason because of his game-winning jumper in Game 5 of the West semifinals against the Spurs. The reserve guard showed on Thursday that he is more than a one-shot wonder. Fisher scored 15 points, grabbed four rebounds and handed out three assists for the Lakers, who stopped the Wolves 92-85 in Game 4 of the West finals.
Kevin Garnett, Min. VGM value: 28.8 Thursday: Garnett displayed the skills that made him the league MVP, scoring 28, grabbing 13 boards and handing out nine assists for a plus-35 efficiency rating in Game 4.
TIME TO TUNE IN
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SPEAK IT, MAN
"In the second half, when I sense some momentum and I feel like it's time to go in for the kill, that's when I do it."
-- Kobe Bryant, who scored 18 of his 31 points in the third quarter.