NBA Playoffs 2011: Predicting the Outcome of LA Lakers vs. New Orleans, Game 3

The Los Angeles Lakers beat the New Orleans Hornets 87-78 Wednesday night in Game 2 of their best-of-seven playoff series. The series is now tied at one game a piece.

The Lakers received a huge contribution from Andrew Bynum; he scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.

The series will now shift to New Orleans for Game 3 where the Lakers and Hornets will battle to gain the advantage in the series.

What things can the two teams hope to accomplish in Game 3 to improve their chances at victory? Which team will ultimately win Game 3?

Let's take a look.

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