Lakers-Magic: Can L.A.'s Frontline Matchup With Superman?

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Lakers-Magic: Can L.A.'s Frontline Matchup With Superman?

My prediction: L.A. wins the Finals in six.

If I'm wrong, it will be because Pau Gasol, Lamar Odom, Andrew Bynum, and the great DJ Mbenga allowed Dwight Howard to run wild.

The Lakers have finesse, speed, and length. All of which can work in their favor against the one-dimensional All-Power-All-the-Time Dwight Howard.

Phil Jackson needs to stress making Howard uncomfortable, by putting him on the line, making him a shooter, and forcing him to pass. If L.A. can deny the interior game, and make Orlando settle for threes, they'll have a much better shot.

Let's see what the Lakers' frontcourt can do to stop Howard.

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