SCOREBOARD
Saturday, May 24
Boston at Detroit (8:30 p.m. EDT). The Pistons' win in Boston on Thursday tied the Eastern Conference finals at 1-1 and has given them home-court advantage for the rest of the series against a team that hasn't won on the road yet.

STAR
Friday
-Lamar Odom, Lakers, scored 20 points with 12 rebounds in a 101-71 win over San Antonio for a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.

IN CONTROL
Kobe Bryant scored 22 points, Lamar Odom added 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Lakers took command late in the second quarter to rout San Antonio 101-71 Friday night for a 2-0 lead over the Spurs. Games 3 and 4 in the best-of-seven series will be played in San Antonio, where the Spurs have a 6-0 record in the postseason and have won 20 of their last 22 games.

SPEAKING
``The old adage is you just won the games on your home court, which is the important part, and extended the series to six games. We know that. Now, nothing happens until we win on their court. And someone wins on the other team's court.'' - Lakers coach Phil Jackson after a 101-71 win over the Spurs on Friday night gave the Lakers a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Both teams are undefeated at home in the playoffs heading into Sunday's Game 3 at San Antonio.
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