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Lonnie White's Xs and O's

May 24, 2008|Lonnie White | Times Staff Writer

Staff writer Lonnie White breaks down keys to Game 2 and looks forward to Game 3:

Three keys from Game 2

No defense--Spurs still searching for answers against Lakers' versatility.

Setting the table--Kobe Bryant's offense established tempo of the game.

All alone--Duncan's dominant rebounding kept Spurs close in the first half.

Three keys for Game 3

Where's Manu?--Spurs can't win without getting more production from Ginobili.

True test--Lakers need to maintain defensive aggressiveness on the road.

Layups--Spurs have to find a way to score easier baskets in transition.

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