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Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers is consoled by Kobe Bryant after coming out of the game in the second half against the San Antonio Spurs during Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on April 28, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The Spurs defeated the Lakers 103-82. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)thx

Lakers Season Over After First Round Sweep By Spurs

Tony Parker scored 23 points, and the San Antonio Spurs completed their first-round sweep of the injury-plagued Los Angeles Lakers with a 103-82 victory in Game 4 on Sunday night.

04/28/2013

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Lakers Suffer Worst Loss In Playoff History With 120-89 Loss To Spurs

Tim Duncan had 26 points and nine rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs pushed the Los Angeles Lakers to the brink of first-round playoff elimination with a 120-89 victory in Game 3 on Friday night, the worst home playoff loss in franchise history.

04/26/2013

Dwight Howard #12 of the Los Angeles Lakers looks to pass over Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs during the Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals between the Los Angeles Lakers and the San Antonio Spurs on April 21, 2013 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (credit: D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ginobili, Parker Lead Spurs Past Lakers In Game 1

Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker scored 18 points each and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers 91-79 on Sunday in Game 1 of their Western Conference first-round series.

04/21/2013

San Antonio Spurs v Los Angeles Lakers

Banged-Up Lakers, Spurs Clash In 1st Round Matchup

The San Antonio Spurs won’t be facing Kobe Bryant when they begin their playoff series against the Los Angeles Lakers.

04/20/2013

SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 29:  Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs sends a winning shot in during the game between the Los Angeles Clippers and the San Antonio Spurs on March 29, 2013 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.  (Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Duncan’s 34 Leads Spurs Past Clippers, 104-102

Tim Duncan had a season-high 34 points, including a game-winning three-point play with 2.2 seconds left, and the San Antonio Spurs outlasted the Los Angeles Clippers 104-102 on Friday night.

03/29/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 13: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers passes the ball against the San Antonio Spurs on November 13, 2012 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spurs’ Green Hits Game-Winning 3 To Beat Lakers 84-82

Danny Green hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 9.3 seconds left, Tony Parker scored 19 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat Los Angeles 84-82 Tuesday night in the Lakers’ first loss since firing coach Mike Brown.

11/13/2012

Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers reacts late in the fourth quarter before the Clippers lose to the San Antonio Spurs 102-99 in Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 20, 2011 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Spurs Rally To Sweep Clippers

The San Antonio Spurs mowed down another opponent, using their guile under pressure to close out another perfect playoff series. Tim Duncan scored 21 points, Tony Parker added 17 and the Spurs beat the Los Angeles Clippers 102-99 on Sunday night to win their second-round matchup 4-0 and advance to the Western Conference finals.

05/21/2012

Chris Paul #3 and Blake Griffin #32 of the Los Angeles Clippers converse during a timeout against the Memphis Grizzlies in Game Seven of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs at FedExForum on May 13, 2012 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

CP3, Griffin Expect Better Performance In Game 2

Hours before turning 30 years old, Tony Parker grinned Wednesday as though his lowest-scoring playoff game since his early twenties was an early birthday gift from the Los Angeles Clippers.

05/17/2012

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Kobe Set To Return Tonight Against San Antonio

The San Antonio Spurs handed the Los Angeles Lakers their worst loss of the season earlier this week, but that came with Kobe Bryant sidelined. The Spurs likely won’t get such a break this time with the Lakers star set to return from injury.

04/20/2012

San Antonio Spurs v Golden State Warriors

Duncan Returns To Game After Hard Injury

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan has left a game against the Golden State Warriors with a left knee injury.

01/24/2011

Miami Heat v Los Angeles Lakers

Lakers Look To Rebound Against League-Best Spurs

As unhappy as Kobe Bryant sounded on Christmas, he might have a tough time feeling much better after this game.

12/28/2010

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