On This Date in NBA Playoffs History: May 10, The 2010 Lakers Swept First-Round Series


Apr 9, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers power forward Pau Gasol (16) and shooting guard Kobe Bryant (24) in the second half against the New Orleans Hornets at the Staples Center. Lakers won 104-96. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

2010 – With a 111-96 Los Angeles Lakers victory over the Utah Jazz in Game 4, the eventual champion Lakers swept their first-round series. Pau Gasol scored a game-high 33 points en route to the victory. Kobe Bryant also put up 32 points. Lamar Odom had an impressive plus/minus of +30 for Lakers, too.

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