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NBA Playoffs 2011: Los Angeles Lakers vs. New Orleans Hornets Game 1 Live Blog

Kevin NesgodaCorrespondent IApril 17, 2011

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 17:  Carl Landry #24 of the New Orleans Hornets dunks against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs on April 17, 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 Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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The Los Angeles Lakers have had little trouble with the New Orleans Hornets this season, sweeping the season series, 4-1. However, all that can quickly change in the postseason.

The New Orleans Hornets finished the first quarter up by two points. They got contributions from a number of players, while the Lakers have been riding Kobe Bryant.

Perhaps New Orleans can make the series a bit more interesting than originally thought. Follow along as I keep you updated throughout the game.

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