Only true Lakers believers (or the truly blind) couldn't see the Lakers' season was nearing an end long before the horn sounded on last night's 106-90 series-seizing Thunder victory. Yet it seems the moment of truth for Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak came at a time that TNT producers jumped upon for maximum effect (and, in a critical media sense, affect). Cheer up, Mitch. Kobe's about to clear out your sandbox and you can start playing again without all those cat turds. [TNT]

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