Post-Game Chat: Lakers Defend Home Court, Win Game 3

Down 2-0 in the Western Conference Semi-Finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Los Angeles Lakers were able to grind out a much-needed victory at home, 99-96. Unlike Game 2, the Lakers executed down the stretch, Pau Gasol, Metta World Peace and Kobe Bryant all hit timely free throws in the last minute of the game to preserve the lead.

Kobe Bryant lived up to his big game reputation by pouring in 36 points. Game 4 is tomorrow night at the Staples Center, tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Pacific time.

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