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Jimmy Goldtsein at practice wearing neon pink Rafa Nadal Nikes.
Phil Jackson gathers team at midcourt before breaking practice.
Very cool to see Kareem working with the bigs at practice, wearing a Skyhook shirt.
Phil Jackson has split up the court between the bigs and guards for shooting drills.
All Lakers players except for Kobe and Fish are engaged in a heated full court game.
I guess the NBA expected the Lakers to be up 3-0 after tonight's game.
They're giving everyone a Magic T-Shirt tonight. I'll be giving mine to one of you in a bit.
My seat at Amway Arena is right below Magic, Wilbon and the rest of the ESPN crew.
The view from my hotel room. Yes, I'm happy I'm not in Cleveland.
There's nothing like rear plane boarding on the tarmac in Burbank.
Kobe and Fisher holding court near scorer's table as the rest of the team practices.
Lakers playing some knockout during practice at Staples Center.
Jimmy Goldstein teaching the press core about fashion pre-game.
A look at the Nike Zoom Kobe IV Finals edition that many Lakers wore with Kobe's stats inked on in gold.
A view from above the court. Like I said, more Finals signage than ever before.
A view of centercourt when players check into the game.
Do you like the new retro Finals logo or this one from the 1990s that snuck into Staples.
Both teams will be reminded its the Finals when they look at the bench.
A large trophy in front of the Magic bench.
Centercourt at Staples Center with the Larry O'Brien trophy behind the Lakers logo.
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