2010 Playoffs: Suns @ Lakers, Game 2
January 1, 2010
Steve Nash arrives at Staples Center for Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals.
Suns Head Coach Alvin Gentry arrives.
Actor David Arquette talks to TNT broadcaster Craig Sager.
These Suns fans made it to L.A. for Game 2.
Hubie Brown & Bill Cartwright.
NBA "Superfan" Jimmy Goldstein.
Channing Frye puts up a shot during the Suns' shootaround.
Nash has his gameface on early.
Robin Lopez loosens up.
Suns Managing Partner Robert Sarver (left) checks out the shootaround.
Jason Richardson takes some shots.
The Suns' center gets ready for his second-career playoff game.
Amar'e Stoudemire gets loose in the Suns' locker room.
Jared Dudley stretches before the game.
Nash entertains his teammates with some warmup moves.
Nash leads the Suns to the court.
Amar'e Stoudemire goes in for an early dunk.
Grant Hill looks to pass into the lane.
Nash drives around Derek Fisher.
Lopez started his second-straight game since coming back from a back injury.
Everyone gets a chance at this rebound.
Down most of the game, Steve Nash and Co. battled back in the second half.
Gentry observes and reacts to the action on the court.
Jason Richardson got the Suns going in the third period after trailing by nine at the half, 65-56.
Richardson scored the first seven points of the third period for the Suns.
Grant Hill scored eight-straight points late in the period, and the game was tied at 88.
Nash hit a jumper that tied the game at 90-90 going into the final period.
Dudley is fouled by Lamar Odom. Dudley came off the bench to score 15 points on five-for-five three-point shooting.
Grant Hill scored 23 points on 10-of-17 shooting.
Louis Amundson brought his own kind of energy to the Suns third quarter run.
Goran Dragic could manage only three points off the bench in Game 2.
Frye has yet to find his shooting touch in the series, going zero-for-five Wednesday.
The Suns were back on their heels in the fourth period.
The stars were out in Los Angeles with Bruce Willis and Tom Cruise enjoying the action.
And, of course, Jack Nicholson was in his usual spot for Lakers games.
Amar'e Stoudemire scored 18 points, but the Lakers outscored the Suns 34-22 in the fourth period for a 124-112 victory.
In the end, Gentry was left to explain the defeat.