Field Goal %
- LAL 45.0
- 42.7 CHA
Three Point %
- LAL 30.8
- 28.6 CHA
- LAL 13
- 11 CHA
- LAL 51
- 55 CHA
- Charlotte, NC
- Line: LAL -6.0
0:00 - 4th Quarter
End of Game
Kobe Bryant scored 14 of his 20 points Friday night in the fourth quarter, including his team's last eight points. Kobe scored six of his 14 fourth-quarter points on post-up plays.
Kobe Bryant finished with 20 points Friday against the Bobcats after going scoreless in the first half. It was the second-most points Bryant has scored in a game in his career after a scoreless first half. He scored 27 points on December 12, 1997 against the Rockets after failing to record a point in the first half.
The Lakers erased a 20-point deficit over the final 17+ minutes on Friday, outscoring the Bobcats 49 to 22.
Kobe Bryant went scoreless in the first half Friday against the Bobcats. It was Bryant's first scoreless first half this season. In fact, it's Bryant's first scoreless first half since March 31, 2012 against the Hornets (missed first 15 shots that night). He finished that game with 11 points.
While most of the teams in the NBA have a timid approach when it comes to making trades, the Oklahoma City Thunder never have been in that category.
In landing Doug McDermott and Taj Gibson from the Bulls, the Thunder addressed two key areas of need as they prepare for the postseason push.
Orlando's mascot Stuff the Magic Dragon celebrates his birthday by having a breakdance party along with a few other NBA colleagues.