The Thunder made short work of the Lakers on Friday night, coasting to a 25-point win.
Oklahoma City scored at will on the Lakers, shooting 47.5% from the field, their field-goal percentage dipping in the fourth quarter as reserves finished the game.
Bryant finished with only four points and had seven turnovers in 23 minutes but he did have 13 assists.
The Lakers shot 41.4% from the field and had 19 turnovers. They were also dominated on the boards 59-41.
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Bryant, Gasol, Durant, Westbrook and Ibaka didn't play in the fourth quarter.
With the win, the Thunder improve to 18-4. The Lakers dip to 10-12, travelling to Charlotte to play the
The Thunder host the
The Lakers have been led by 14 points from
The Thunder has made 50.7% of hits shots.
Bryant has only four points, turning the ball over seven times in 23 minutes.
After the Lakers scored 10 unanswered points to cut the deficit to single digits, Oklahoma City reeled off 12 in a row to extend its lead to 18.
By halftime, the Thunder had a 15-point advantage on the visiting Lakers, led by 22 points from
The Thunder shot 50% from the field, getting 15 points from
Playing their first game without a point guard, the Lakers started well against the Oklahoma City Thunder by building a six-point lead.
Then the bottom fell out, with the Thunder going on a 16-3 run, eventually pushing ahead by as many 14 points.
The Thunder started
The Lakers (10-11) start a four-game trip in Oklahoma City, visiting one of the top teams in the league in the athletic Thunder (17-4).
The Lakers are also expected to round out the starting lineup with Jodie Meeks,
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