Caught in the Web: Reactions to Lakers' 95-94 Game 6 victory over Oklahoma City
--The Times' Mike Bresnahan details Pau Gasol's game-winning shot in the Lakers' 95-94 Game 6 victory Friday over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
--The Orange County Register's Kevin Ding relives how the Lakers delivered a knockout punch to OKC.--The Oklahoman's Darnell Mayberry details the frustrations Thunder forward Kevin Durant felt after the Lakers eliminated OKC.
--NBA.com's Randy Renner details Gasol's late-game heroics.
--The Daily News' Elliott Teaford reports that the Lakers believe their competitive first-round series with Oklahoma City will ultimately benefit them beginning with their Western Conference semifinal matchup with the Utah Jazz.
--The Times' Bresnahan explains why Lakers Coach Phil Jackson considered Gasol the team's MVP toward the end of the season.
--The Times' Broderick Turner highlights the approach Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook took in Game 6.--The Oklahoman's Mike Baldwin details how OKC tried to overcome a slow start.
--The Orange County Register's Ding reports Lakers center Andrew Bynum will have an MRI on Saturday to determine the extent of the damage on his hyperextended right knee.
--The Riverside Press Enterprise's Gregg Patton highlights the Lakers' strong history in closing out games.
--The Daily News' Teaford features Jackson's take on the Thunder's fan base and on LeBron James winning the league MVP.
--The Times' Bill Plaschke argues the Lakers don't have what it takes to beat the Orlando Magic or Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals.
--The Times' Mark Heisler believes the Lakers' experience proved to be a huge factor in their first-round series with the Thunder.
--The Orange County Register's Ding believes Ron Artest made the difference in the Lakers' first-round series against Oklahoma City.--NBA.com's Scott Howard-Cooper details the hurdles the Lakers had to overcome to win the series.
--Sports Illustrated's Frank Hughes gives his nuts-and-bolts breakdown of Game 6.
--ESPN Los Angeles Arash Markazi explains how Westbrook's fallen friend inspires him.--ESPN Los Angeles Dave McMenamin argues the Lakers' defense made the difference against the Thunder.
--The Orange County Register's Jeff Miller argues the Lakers ruined the Thunder's fairy tale.--The Riverside Press Enterprise's Patton says the Lakers did just enough to get the win.
--Fox Sports' Charley Rosen argues the Lakers featured many contributions.
--The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel believes the Thunder has a bright future.
--The Orange County Register's Randy Youngman gives his take on the speculation regarding Jackson's coaching future.
--Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski argues Kobe Bryant delivered a stern message to the league that he'll maintain a dominant imprint on the game.
--The Daily Thunder enjoyed Oklahoma City's playoff run while it lasted.--ESPN Los Angeles' Andy Kamenetzky credits the Lakers' bench
--Forum Blue and Gold's Darius breaks down the keys to the game.
--Silver Screen and Roll's C.A. Clark highlights Gasol's big moment.Lakers-Jazz links
--The Times' Lisa Dillman details how the Jazz has gotten by without an injured Mehmet Okur.
Tweet of the Day: "The joys of traveling. Got to sleep at 230 am after lakers won up at 430 am for flight to LA. Then go to lakers practice at 130 pm." -- BA_Turner (L.A. Times Lakers beat reporter Broderick Turner).
Reader Comment of the Day: "A nail-biting series but the BEST TEAM moves on. A Colossal ending by KB and Gasol although it was clearly a TEAM victory and everyone showed some heart!!!! Kudos to the young Thunder because they put up a good fight but it was LAKERS Night!!!!" -- Carlos DeeP
Photo: Lakers power forward Pau Gasol and point guard Derek Fisher react after Gasol made the winning basket with less than a second to play against the Thunder in Game 6 on Friday night in Oklahoma City. Credit: Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times.