Thunder vs Lakers: Game Three
It took a monumental effort from Kobe Bryant but the Lakers handed the OKC their first loss of the post season with a 96-99 win at the Staples Center.
Kobe had 36 points, 6 assists and 7 rebounds in one of him more complete performances of the playoffs. Andrew Bynum added 15 and 11 on a night where he saw limited touches.
“You’re not going to get a better look than a free throw against these guys.”
— Lakers coach Mike Brown
Kevin Durant led the way for the Thunder with 31 points while both James Harden and Russell Westbrook had 21 points apiece. Westbrook also handed out 9 assists.