Thunder Vs. Lakers Score: Oklahoma City Trailing Los Angeles 49-44 At Halftime

After watching the Los Angeles Lakers get off to a good start, the Oklahoma City Thunder went to work and successfully whittled down the Lakers lead to just 49-44 at halftime.

The Lakers quickly jumped out to a 30-18 lead at the end of the first quarter but the Thunder hit their last four shots of the half including a Serge Ibaka jumper at the halftime horn to cut the deficit to just five points.

Kevin Durant missed his first eight shot attempts before he got things going. Durant has 10 points at the half but is just 5-14 from the floor. Russell Westbrook added nine points and four assists but has also struggled shooting the ball going 3-10. Serge Ibaka has six points and three blocks in the first-half.

Kobe Bryant leads the Lakers with 14 points and Andrew Bynum has 12 points and eight rebounds. Pau Gasol added nine points and Metta World Peace has seven rebounds at the intermission.

For more on the Oklahoma City Thunder, check out Welcome To Boomtown. For news and info on the L.A. Laker, go to Silver Screen And Roll, and for all your NBA news, visit SB Nation's NBA page.

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