Lakers-Thunder series: Five things to watch in Game 4
By GREG BEACHAM AP LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant's perfection at the free-throw line was big for the desperate Lakers. His poise in the fourth quarter was even bigger, and it got Los Angeles back into its second-round series with Oklahoma City.
On Saturday the Lakers host the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Clippers take on the San Antonio Spurs in back-to-back NBA playoff games at Staples. Then on Sunday the real traffic trouble comes as the NHL's Kings will host the Phoenix Coyotes on the
LOS ANGELES — With their Game 2 collapse still fresh in their minds, the Los Angeles Lakers avoided a sequel with the only game plan they're confident will work against the younger, faster Oklahoma City Thunder. They got
Metta World Peace is no friend of the Oklahoma City Thunder, after the Lakers forward elbowed James Harden in the head during the regular season. So maybe that history with the team made a fight for a loose ball between Thunder guard Russell Westbrook
The Lakers weren't going THAT quietly. In Game 3 against OKC, a must-win, the Lakers jumped out 16-4 and then held on to win 99-96. Kobe Bryant might be getting old, but he's always good for one big game and last night,