NBA Playoffs 2011: 5 Keys To Success for the L.A. Lakers in Game 2

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NBA Playoffs 2011: 5 Keys To Success for the L.A. Lakers in Game 2
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Pau Gasol and the Lakers were pushed around by Tyson Chandler and the Mavericks in Game 1 but fans still expect them to bounce back in Game 2 with renewed focus

Lakers fans are no doubt feeling a mix of déjà vu after seeing their team down 0-1 again. But unlike the New Orleans Hornets, they’re behind to a team that has more weapons to throw at them and all the confidence in the world.

There’s reason to be uneasy heading into Game 2 but at the same time, they have been down this road before. If the Lakers want to avoid being down 0-2 for the first time since the 2008 NBA Finals; these are five key areas they have to address.

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