Thunder 101, Lakers 96Kevin Durant had 29 points and 19 rebounds to help lift the Thunder in the first playoff game played in Oklahoma City. Durant and Russell Westbrook scored 22 of the final 23 for the Thunder, including every point during a 10-2 surge that put Oklahoma City ahead to stay. Oklahoma pulled within 2-1 in the series.
Kobe Bryant had 24 points and broke Jerry West's Lakers record for playoff scoring. Bryant surpassed West's mark of 4,457 postseason points with a fadeaway 16-foot jumper just over three minutes into the second half.
. Stan Van Gundy fined
The NBA fined Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy and forward Matt Barnes $35,000 each for publicly criticizing officials. Boston Celtics forward Rasheed Wallace also was fined $35,000 by the league for publicly criticizing game officials. - AP