Commentary

Giving credit to the Zen Master

Using all five gems to applaud different tactical maneuvers by Phil Jackson in Game 1

Updated: May 21, 2009, 10:51 AM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com


1. What a game, huh? If we get six more like the Lakers' 105-103 win over the Nuggets on Tuesday, this series will go down as a classic. Not only was the game nip-and-tuck, but the pace was fast, the two top scorers were unguardable and there seemed to be a wild scramble for the ball about every 90 seconds or so.