frankL.A. Times: His team has won the first two games in the NBA Western Conference playoffs, winning both games at Staples Center, yet Lakers assistant coach Frank Hamblen said “it’s our turn to change a little.”


“Yeah, we’re up 2-0,” Hamblen said. “But still, we’re going into a place that’s hard to win. Their fans really get into the game. It’s loud. It’s fun, though.”

The Jazz is one of the best teams in the NBA at home and its fans are some of the loudest and nastiest in the league.

With Games 3 and 4 in Salt Lake City tonight and Saturday, the Lakers will face a Jazz team that was 33-8 at Energy Solutions Arena this season.

Hamblen, who is in charge of scouting the Jazz, had a list of things on which the Lakers must improve.

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  • WifelovesLuke

    The Lakers are so good at focusing on the road. Kobe in particular, thrives on the energy of the crowd. I expect to see hitting a few big buckets tonight and then looking to the crowd with one finger to his lips “shooshing”.

    In addition. Look for Phil to shorten his rotation tonight. That means more minutes for key players. Farmar, Powell, Morrison, etc. will not see time tonight.

  • Billy Kupchak

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    TLN! brings an Energy Solution to the Energy Solutions Arena! :cool: