28 May 2010

Lakers one win away from NBA finals

6:46 pm on 28 May 2010

The Los Angeles Lakers are one win away from the NBA finals after a tight 103 to 101 home win over the Phoenix Suns in game five of the Western Conference finals.

With the game tied 101-101 in the closing seconds, Kobe Bryant came up short on a long jump shot and Ron Artest slipped in for the rebound and scored to seal the victory, giving the Lakers a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.