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LAst Night's Action: Lakers Get Thundered
Oklahoma City Thunder defeat LA Lakers 100-85. The final NBA game before the All Star break saw the Lakers unable to withstand another poor shooting performance by Kobe Bryant on the road. While Derek Fisher’s 15 points in Dallas Wednesday night helped bail the Lakers out, no such luck against the best team in the Western Conference. Winning their 12th consecutive home game, the Thunder were led by Kevin Durant with 27 points, Russell Westbrook with 14 points and Serge Ibaka with 11 points, 11 rebounds and two blocked shots. Kobe Bryant only had 18 points on 5-of-17 shooting. Pau Gasol had 19 points, but Andrew Bynum went only 2-of-10 for eight points while grabbing 11 boards.
Anaheim Ducks defeat Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 (SO). A 5-1-2 road trip for the Ducks unfortunately keep them 13th in the Western Conference. On the sunny side, though, they are four points away from a playoff spot.
College Basketball Scores
Cal State Fullerton defeat Pacific 69-68.
San Diego defeat LMU 60-57.
Arizona defeat USC 70-54.
UCLA defeat Arizona State 66-57.