Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Los Angeles Lakers 1/27/13: Video Highlights and Recap
Make that two in a row for the Los Angeles Lakers (19-25).
Before a home crowd, the Lakers took down the NBA-leading Oklahoma City Thunder (34-11), 105-96.
Despite 35 points from Kevin Durant, the Lakers were able to outlast Oklahoma City by shooting better than 50 percent from the floor and 40-plus percent from beyond the arc.
The Lakers saw six players score in double figures, including Pau Gasol and Antawn Jamison off the bench.
Four of five Thunder starters scored in the double digits but OKC as a team shot a mere 25 percent from three-point range, which ultimately doomed Oklahoma City.
Russell Westbrook scored 17 points but shot a mere 6-for-22 from the field while dishing 13 assists.
Player of the Game: Kobe Bryant
Bryant didn't need to pour in the points for the Lakers on Sunday, as he received plenty of help from his teammates.
Still, Kobe scored a team-leading 21 points while posting 14 assists and coming up one rebound short of a triple-double.
That's now two games in a row that Bryant has come up one rebound short of a triple-double.
Up Next for Thunder
Oklahoma City will return to Chesapeake Energy Arena on Jan. 31 to host the Memphis Grizzlies.
Up Next for Lakers
Los Angeles will be back in action in the Staples Center on Jan. 29 when the New Orleans Hornets come to town.
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