Reeling Lakers in 0-2 hole vs. Thunder
The third-seeded Lakers (12-3), who lost to Delbarton 5-4 in last year's final, won their 12th overall MCT title and first in four years. Mountain Lakes defeated the second-seeded Green Wave in the semifinals while the Colts (9-8) beat No.
There was never much hope the Lakers would be able to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder and advance to the next round of the NBA playoffs, but a fool's hope can be more than enough.
Kevin Durant scored 22 points and rattled in the go-ahead basket on a baseline runner with 18 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder scored the final nine points to rally for a 77-75 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers
In heartbreaking fashion, the Lakers choke away a game they had to have, as the Thunder rally in the last two minutes to close out the game right in the face of one of the greatest closers of all time. Wow. Hard to sum that one
Contributor Network – 4 hours ago After the Los Angeles Lakers' near defeat in their opening playoff series against the Denver Nuggets, the Lakers got dismantled by the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals.