Thunder vs. Lakers: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 Regular Season

December 20th, 2014 by Joseph Zucker Leave a reply »

The Oklahoma City Thunder held on late for a 104-103 win over the Los Angeles Lakers inside the Staples Center on Friday night.

Hounded by the Thunder's Andre Roberson, Kobe Bryant couldn't get a clean look in the final seconds, and his shot hit the front iron and bounced out.

Baxter Holmes of ESPN provided comments from Jeremy Lin, who spoke about the shot after the game:

Pro Basketball Talk's Kurt Helin questioned whether Kobe should've gotten the final shot considering his off night:

Bryant struggled from start to finish, going 3-of-15 from the field for nine points. He did, however, add eight rebounds and eight assists.

Nick Young also failed to find a groove. While he knocked down four of his eight shots, scoring 10 points against the Thunder won't cut it. More importantly, Young wasn't on the court for most of the fourth quarter after getting ejected for a flagrant-2 foul.

On the other side, Russell Westbrook missed 13 field-goal attempts but still managed to score 31 points, dish out 10 assists and grab five boards. He had to do most of the heavy lif ...

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