Halftime: Lakers 56, Thunder 44

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Lakers led by 12 by halftime thanks to 56.1 percent shooting (23-for-41). Kobe Bryant had 10 points but faced tight defensive pressure from the Thunder’s Kevin Durant, who is three inches taller than the 6-foot-6 Lakers guard. In addition, he has the wing span of someone closer to 7-foot. Derek Fisher and Jordan Farmar added eight points apiece in the first half. Durant missed his first four shots, but finished the half by making 9 of his next 10 and scored 19 points.

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