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Ex-Terp Steve Blake played crucial role in Lakers making NBA playoffs
Ex-Terp Steve Blake played crucial role in Lakers making NBA playoffs

Since Steve Blake went to the Los Angeles Lakers three years ago, the former Maryland point guard had rarely been much of a factor – first playing behind Derek Fisher, then Ramon Sessions and finally this season behind Steve Nash. Many Lakers fans felt as if the team had spent way too much when it signed Blake to a four-year, $16 million contract. There were times when Blake’s looked like he was playing in the Bermuda Triangle rather than the Triangle offense under Phil Jackson and later Mike Brown. But injuries to Nash this season turned Blake into a starter again, and Kobe Bryant’s recent season and possibly career-ending torn Achilles has allowed Blake to suddenly...

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