The Los Angeles Lakers looked like they were going to blow open this game early on when they had a 16-4 lead and led 23-15 after the first quarter. The Thunder made a comeback to make this game and had their first lead of the game when Kevin Durant hit a three-point shot with 6:13 left in the half.
So far this game has been extremely physical which saw James Harden and Metta World Peace going after a loose ball which featured a double-technical for the two.
The Thunder have been paced by Durant, Russell Westbrook and Harden. Westbrook is leading all scorers with 14 points while Durant has scored 13 and Harden has put up 12 off the bench. Bench play has been key to Oklahoma City in Friday night's game as they have 18 while the Lakers bench has only scored seven.
Kobe Bryant is leading the scoring for the Lakers with 13 points including going 7-for-7 from the free throw line, and Ramon Sessions has chipped in with 10 points for the Lakers.
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