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Lakers vs. Thunder Game 4 (Third quarter 6:49): Thunder 69, Lakers 51

April 24, 2010 |  8:24 pm


The Thunder built their lead as Kevin Durant scored on a dunk before a timeout. On the previous possession, Thunder center Nenad Krstic pulled in a offensive rebound, scored, was fouled and hit the free throw.

The Thunder have done a good job of moving the ball around.

Thabo Sefolosha drew a three-shot foul on Kobe Bryant and hit all his foul shots to open the third quarter and later blocked a jumper by Andrew Bynum. The Thunder have six blocks in the game.

And Jeff Green, who has not shot well, hit a long jumper to keep their double-digit lead.

Derek Fisher then answered with a three-pointer and later a floater in the lane, although he also missed two free throws -- the Lakers have missed nine of 12 free throws in the game.

Kobe Bryant hit a jumper and has 10 points, although Ron Artest missed two more three-pointers in this period.

--Barry Stavro

Photo: Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha reaches in to take a rebound away from Lakers power forward Pau Gasol in the first half Saturday night. Credit: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times