*After missing two open jump shots, one right after the a 24 sec clock, Ron-Ron almost had to become Run-Run, but just like that, he scores the winning basket off of Kobe’s miss, and he goes from goat to hero.
Yes, Ron Artest and the Lakers got another good scare from he Phoenix Suns, but held on to win game 5 five of their Western Conference Playoff series 103-101. (Scroll down to watch the action.)
Meanwhile, Boston Celtics center Kendrick Perkins will play tonight against the Orlando Magic in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals (8:30 ET, ESPN) after the league rescinded his second technical foul from the Game 5 loss Wednesday.
The technical would have been Perkins’ seventh of the playoffs, drawing an automatic one-game suspension.