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Lakers one win away

JUSTIN MARVILLE, [email protected]

Lakers one win away

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THEY DIDN’T BLOW a lead this time.

Lumber Company Lakers just blew out the champs instead.

Keefe Birkett dropped a career finals-best 44 points to put Lakers within one win of another title via Saturday’s 81-59 Game 3 rout of Orange 3 Pinelands in the Co-operators General Insurance Premier League basketball finals at the Barbados Community College.

It was the first time Lakers managed to hold on to a big double-digit advantage all postseason long, having surrendered leads of 17 points or more in five straight playoff contests, including the first two games of this series. (JM)

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