Lakers need help from supporting cast
The Lakers will need more improbable performances to stage a comeback against Detroit.
After getting blown out, 88-68, Thursday night by the Pistons, the Lakers are down 2-1 in the NBA Finals with two more games in Auburn Hills. They know full well that it is better to be lucky than good, when no one is calling you great anymore.
Bryon Russell has a grand total of one shot in this series with one miss and zero points in nine minutes of play, but he's wearing purple and gold and can certainly hit six three-pointers in a row from 28-feet out with 0.4 seconds left in the game.
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