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Game 5: Suns Stay Alive

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Kwame Brown looks on during warm-ups against the Phoenix Suns before Game 5 of the Western Conference Playoffs at the U.S. Airways Center. The LAPD is investigating Brown for an alleged sexual assault. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
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2005 MVP Steve Nash slips past Laker guard Smush Parker during the first quarter. (Khampha Bouaphanh / AP)
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Laker Lamar Odom blocks a shot by Suns guard Steve Nash. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
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Kobe Bryant argues with referees over a foul called in the first half. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
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Kobe Bryant is in mid-flight for a soaring dunk between Suns’ defenders. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
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Kobe Bryant stretches to complete a dunk as Suns Tim Thomas,left, and Boris Diaw can only look watch. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
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Kwame Brown is benched after getting three fouls in the first half. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
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Kobe Bryant is double-teamed by Phoenix Suns’ James Jones, left and Raja Bell in the second half. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
Excessive?
Kobe Bryant is fouled hard by Phoenix Suns Raja Bell as Steve Nash looks on in the 4th quarter. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
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Steve Nash makes a behind-the-basket layup between Lakers Lamar Odom and Sasha Vujacic. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
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Phoenix Suns fans wave good-bye to Kobe Bryant after he was ejected from the game in the 4th quarter. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
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Calls didn’t go L.A.'s way as Lakers Luke walton and Sasha Vujacic look bewildered over a foul call. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
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