Lakers defeat Kings to win West Conf
Date: 4/16/2008 Album ID: 496571
Photos by Michael Owen Baker
The Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 124-101 to win the Western Conference title Tuesday April 15, 2008 at the Staples Center.
The Lakers' Kobe Bryant goes to the basket against the Sacramento Kings at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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The Lakers' Kobe Bryant and Derek Fisher smile as the Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 124-101 at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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Kobe Bryant walks off the court after the Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 124-101 at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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The Lakers' Kobe Bryant is fouled by the Sacramento Kings Mikki Moore while shooting at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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The Lakers' Kobe Bryant fouls the Sacramento Kings Francisco  Garcia while trying to steal the ball at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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The Lakers, from left, Chris Mihm, Pau Gasol, DJ Mbenga, and Luke Walton celebrate as the Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 124-101 at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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The Lakers' Pau Gasol looks in disbelief as he is called for a foul as the Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 124-101 at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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The Lakers' Ronny Turiaf and the Sacramento Kings' John Salmons go sprawling under the basket as the Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 124-101 at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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The Lakers Girls perform during a timeout as the Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 124-101 at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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The Lakers, from left, Lamar Odom, Derek Fisher and Sasha Vujacic celebrate as the Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 124-101 at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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Denzel Washington chats on the sidelines as the Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 124-101 at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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The Sacramento Kings' Sheldon Williams fouls Kobe Bryant as the Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 124-101 at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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Kobe Bryant stands with teammates during the National Anthem before the Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 124-101 at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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Phil Jackson gives directions to his players as the Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 124-101 at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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Ronny Turiaf tries to block a slam dunk by the Sacramento Kings' Sheldon Williams as the Lakers beat the Kings 124-101 at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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Kobe Bryant follows through on a free throw as the Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 124-101 at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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Soccer star David Beckham watches the Lakers beat the Sacramento Kings 124-101 at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 15, 2008. 
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