This game was opened with the band Red Hot Chile Peppers played the National Anthem to begin the game and excited the fans beyond belief! Then during the first half the crowd was amazed as the Phoenix Coach Alvin Gentry got sick and vomited into a garbage can on the court sideline and retired to the locker room returning apparently after Doctors attended him reportedly at half time with intravenous at halftime.
Thanks to the awareness of Ron Artest when Kobe Bryant missed a three pointer that feel into his hands and he banked a layup into the hoop as final buzzer went off for the end if game 5 and the Lakers won 103-101. That turned out to be a nice finish to a game that was really very ugly for the Lakers normal trouble maker. Tonight the Lakers with a win would clinch the opportunity to play in their 16 the NBA Championship title. This will make the NBA Betting lines and NBA Odds some interesting vigor.
The Suns managed to come from behind by 18 points in the second half with the outstanding play of Steve Nash whose team made a great effort and they are determined to win Game 6 and return to L.A. for a final game 7. And it would well received by the Sun if Amare Stoudemire can have an great game again as he only had 19 points it he loss on Thursday night. The NBA Betting lines for fans and the NBA odds should be very exciting should the Suns win tonight and continue on to Game 7 in L.A.
After game FIVE it’s surprising the SUNS are expected to win game SIX as favorites at 59.2%. When it comes to the backboards the Lakers and Suns are close with the Suns 44.2 – 43.8 for the Lakers and that data will definitely be a factor on NBA betting and the NBA odds makers along with the shooting and 3 point leaders. In the shooting stats the Suns are expected to shoot 47.2 to the Lakers to shoot 46.3 from the court, not that close. For the 3 pointers thus far the Suns are completing 7.6 while the Lakers are making 6.6 of the 3 pointers from the court. The turnover stats have the teams almost even with Lakers making 14.4 to the Suns 14.8 turnovers. Check out the NBA Betting lines and NBA odds!
The Suns are: 54-29 SU, 48-33-2 ATS
The Lakers are: 58-25 SU, 35-46-2 ATS
The Next Game:
The SUNS at home vs. the LAKERS, on Saturday, May 29
Basketball Odds Makers have the lines at present for the SUNS -1 and the Total Over/Under 216 the SUNS are -120 and the LAKERS are EVEN on the Money Line.