Staff writer Mike Bresnahan ties up some loose ends on days of Lakers playoff games.
Q&A of the day
Question: Andrew Bynum is my new hero. Finally, someone on the Lakers made some good, hard fouls in the paint. On several plays, Bynum made the Nuggets pay. Way to go Andrew!
--Clint Jacobs, Thousand Oaks
Answer: Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the only Lakers fan satisfied with Game 4!
View from the other bench
From columnist Woody Paige of the Denver Post:
"The Nuggets are playing hard ball. Nuggoons. Thuggets. Denver Brutes, Bruisers & Bullies.
"Call 'em what you want, Lakers, Mavericks and Hornets, but The Tough Guys won't back down. . . . The Nuggets have become the modern-day version of The Bad Boys, and that's not bad, boys."