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Let’s cut to the chase.  The Lakers are the more talented team in this Western Conference Semifinal matchup with the Utah Jazz.  L.A.’s trio of near 7-footers, in Andrew Bynum, Pau Gasol, and Lamar Odom has overwhelmed the smaller Jazz.   In essence, the defending world champions are perfectly built to defeat Jerry Sloan's team, regardless of what Utah does.   With that said, L.A. is not out of the woods yet, infact, with Games 3 and 4 looming at Energy Solutions Arena, this series could take on new life.     What’s the hitch?   It’s simple. The referee’s will step in and do their usual hatchet job of altering a playoff series. They’ll call an avalanche of fouls on the Lakers, and the hometown fans will walk away believ ...

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