Photos from Lakers’ loss to Miami Heat in Game 5 of NBA Finals

Photos from Lakers’ loss to Miami Heat in Game 5 of NBA Finals

The Lakers missed an opportunity to win their 17th NBA title on Friday night, falling to the Miami Heat, 111-108, in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Orlando, Fla.

The Lakers will have another chance to win the title Sunday when they tip off against the Heat in Game 6.

Here’s a look at some of the best images from Game 5 taken by longtime Los Angeles Times photographer Wally Skalij.

Lakers center Dwight Howard is held back by Heat forward Jimmy Butler while getting into a confrontation with Jae Crowder.

Lakers center Dwight Howard is held back by Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler while getting into a confrontation with forward Jae Crowder during the first quarter of Game 5 on Friday.

(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

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Lakers guard Danny Green blocks a shot by Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro during the first quarter of Game 5.

Lakers guard Danny Green blocks a shot by Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro during the first quarter of Game 5.

(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

Lakers forward Anthony Davis blocks a shot by Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler during the first quarter of Game 5.

Lakers forward Anthony Davis blocks a shot by Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler during the first quarter of Game 5.

(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

Lakers forward LeBron James grabs a rebound as he is fouled by Miami Heat guard Andre Iguodala.

Lakers forward LeBron James grabs a rebound as he is fouled by Miami Heat guard Andre Iguodala during the second quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Friday.

(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler steals the ball away from Lakers forward Anthony Davis.

Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler steals the ball away from Lakers forward Anthony Davis in the second quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Friday.

(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

Miami's Kendrick Nunn passes in front of Lakers forward Anthony Davis.

Miami Heat guard Kendrick Nunn passes in front of Lakers forward Anthony Davis during the second quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Friday.

(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

Lakers forward Anthony Davis and Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo battle for a loose ball.

Lakers forward Anthony Davis and Miami Heat forward Bam Adebayo battle for a loose ball during the third quarter of Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Friday.

(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

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