Thunder vs Lakers live score updates Game 3 NBA Playoff highlights
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Los Angeles : CA : USA | May 18, 2012 at 7:54 PM PDT
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Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Los Angeles Lakers Full Highlights Nba Playoffs 2012 Game 1

Game 3 of Oklahoma Thunder vs Los Angeles Lakers is all set at Staple Center tonight. The series should have been even coming into this game before blowing it in a disastrous final two minutes of Game 2 for the Lakers. Check this page for Thunder vs Lakers live score updates later.

Kobe Bryant who supposed to be the clutch closer of the game for the Lakers but blew it with two turnovers in crucial two turnovers that converted to Thunder points seconds left in the game. Steve Blake has a chance to win it but missed an open 3-pointer in the corner. Durant scored 22 points and made the go-ahead basket with 18 seconds as the Thunder squeaked a 77-75 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 2 heart breaking loss.

Oklahoma City leads the series 2-0 and Lakers' fate will be decided at in back-to-back games Friday and Saturday in Staples Center hoping they can bounce back. If the Thunder can steal one game then they could earn trip to the Western Conference finals. Los Angeles defense limits down Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant which resulted to tunovers position for the Lakers yet they just can't close it. Game 2 win boosted Thunder confidence that despite their bad game they still able to win games. Los Angeles game plan works on playing on slower tempo built the inside game around 7-footers Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol.

The back to back games on weekend could weary the old Lakers legs compared to fast and younger Oklahoma Thunder lead by Durant and Westbrook. But the Lakers plan right now is to win games one at a time.

Check this page for Thunder vs Lakers live score updates below.

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Oklahoma City Thunder's Durant points up before Game 2 of the NBA Western Conference semi-finals against the Los Angeles Lakers in Oklahoma City
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