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Full Coverage: Los Angeles Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs - Playoff Round 1, Game 1

It's finally time. After several days of over analyzing every detail of this series and a season of ups and downs waiting for games that really really matter, it's finally game time.

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Spurs can punish Lakers by pushing the ball

During the regular season, the Lakers were infamous for their poor transition defense. That characteristic of deficiency has leaked into the playoffs. Last night, the Spurs took advantage of several fast break opportunities, scoring enough points in transition to tilt the game in their favor.

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GIF: Kawhi destroys World Peace!

With little to no regard for World Peace, Kawhi puts his stamp on game 1 of the 2013 playoffs.

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GIF: Manu is back from injury and raining 3's

With just seconds left in in the 3rd quarter, Manu cans the wide open transition 3-pointer from the wing.

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GIF: "Who are you calling 'Old Man Riverwalk'?"

Aftter the refs were having none of the "Hack-a-GOATPuff" Dwight Howard was trying to employ, Tim Duncan tried to go "Scanners" on the ref.

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GIF: Tim goes by Gasol for a slick layup - UPDATE

When Duncan's making moves like this, it's easy to forget that he'll turn 37 in just a few days.

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GIF: Parker & Manu fast break against Lakers

After a Laker miss, TP and Ginobili run the fast break to perfection for a Manu layup.

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GIF: Matt Bonner dominates the paint w/a Shy-hook

The Red Mamba (or if you prefer, Sammich) helps out with a little lemonade under the basket late in the first quarter after some excellent passing.

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GIF: Manu announces playoff return with a corner 3

After snaking to the corner, with a beautiful pass from Tony Parker, Manu hits the Brucey three.

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Game 1 Preview: It's on

It's finally time. After several days of over analyzing every detail of this series and a season of ups and downs waiting for games that really really matter, it's finally game time.

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