May 3, 2010, 12:55 PM EST
“They will take your nose and stick it in the ground and turn around on their heels on top of you, that’s how good they are.”
–Utah Jazz coach Jerry Sloan, describing how tough the Lakers are after losing game one.
- The Extra Pass: The league’s leading lineups; plus Tuesday’s recaps 7
- Tuesday night NBA Grades: Kobe plays pretty well, Suns’ backcourt plays better 5
- Pacers win first Conference Finals rematch vs. Heat 32
- Days before he faced LeBron, Paul George said Durant is NBA’s toughest cover 26
- A day later, Kobe didn’t think he played quite so bad 12