|Lakers, Jazz gear up for stretch run for 8th seed|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 28 March 2013 13:50|
With three weeks remaining, the battle for the eighth and final Western Conference playoff berth is on.
The Jazz play at Portland on Friday, while the Lakers on Thursday were at Milwaukee, a team they defeated by 16 points in January.
After that, the Lakers and Jazz each play five teams with winning records. Both have six at home. The Jazz, however, own the tiebreaker, having won the season series 2-1.