Forward Lamar Odom #7 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts to a foul called on him against the Phoenix Suns in Game One of the Western Conference Finals during the 2010 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant celebrate a play during the Lakers' 128-107 win over the Suns in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
Putting it down
Phoenix Suns center Robin Lopez dunks as Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol looks on during the first half.
Going after it
Los Angeles Lakers guard Derek Fisher tries not to go out of bounds while reaching for the ball.
Long and strong
Lamar Odom of the Los Angeles Lakers puts up a shot. He had 19 points and 19 rebounds in the game.
Behind the back
Goran Dragic of the Suns handles the ball against Jordan Farmar.
Watch the game, not the paparazzi
Recording artist Hilary Duff and fiance Mike Comrie of the Edmonton Oilers attend the game.
He's so Sly
Actor Sylvester Stallone and his daughter Sistine Stallone attend the game.
Getting to the rim
Phoenix Suns forward Amare Stoudemire puts up a shot as Lakers forward Lamar Odom defends.
The calm before the storm
Crew members prepare the court prior to Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals between the Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Lakers. Game time is near.
The star of the show
There's no doubt last year's NBA Finals MVP Kobe Bryant will be the center of attention during this Western Conference Finals faceoff with the Phoenix Suns.
Let's get it started
Andrew Bynum and Robin Lopez tip off the Western Conference Finals at Staples Center.
Amongst the trees
Steve Nash wisely gets rid of the ball as L.A.'s Andrew Bynum awaits his presence in the lane.
Get outta my way!
Grant Hill attempts to drive the lane against Kobe Bryant during the early part of Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals.
Send it in, young man
Andrew Bynum throws down the second of his two first half dunks. They were the only four points he would score before the half.
He's got no place left to go
Grant Hill guards Kobe Bryant as he drives baseline in the second quarter of Game 1. Kobe would end up with 14 points at the break.
Didn't even see it comin'
Kobe Bryant knocks the ball away from Jason Richardson while the Suns' shooting guard looks the other direction.
All wrapped up
Kobe Bryant and Jason Richardson get tangled up while going after a loose ball late in the first half of Game 1.