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If the Denver Nuggets win game seven of their first round Playoff match-up Saturday night as they take on the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center; Lakers center Andrew Bynum will be haunted by the words “easy closing out” until next October. The All-Star center uttered the infamous phrase to reporters before his team took on the Nuggets in game five of the series with Los Angeles holding a 3-1 advantage. The big man’s prediction was off the mark; as Denver has taken the last two games of the match-up, knotting up the series at 3-3 after slamming the Lakers at the Pepsi Center by a final score of 113-96. The Nuggets shot 51.6% (47-91) from the field and 50% (10-20) from outside the arc for the night as starting point guard Ty Lawson knocked down a game high 32 points while Corey Brewer came off the bench with 18 points in the victory. Kobe Bryant, who had suffered from flu-like symptoms all day scored 31 points for the Lakers while Ramon Sessions added 14 points. Bynum grabbed a...
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