Nothing can express more on what the LA Lakers are feeling going into Game 5 of the 2008 NBA Championships against the Boston Celtics – than this picture perfect shot of Kevin Garnett going for the hoop against Kobe Bryant.

A Championship mismatch?

Kobe vs Garnett

Photo Credits:

Copyright 2008 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Game 5 Results:

Halftime: Boston 52 Lakers 55

  • Lakers had a 19-point lead over the Celtics but was reduced to just 3 points at the close of the 2nd quarter.
  • At 3:54 down in 4th quarter, its a 2-point Lakers lead over the Celtics, 92 – 90.
  • 24.8 seconds remaining, seems Lakers will survive this Do or Die match against the Celtics. Lakers 100, Celtics 95.
  • 14.3 seconds Boston 98, LA 101.

Match result: Lakers 103 – Celtics 98.

LA Lakers did survived this one. Will the graffiti drop in Boston on Game 6? This one’s pretty exciting.

Post Update:

Celtics wins 17th NBA Title in Game 6 of the 2008 NBA Finals in Boston. (4-2)

2008 NBA Finals Game 6 Results:

NBA Finals 2008 Game 6 results