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Kobe Bryant clock
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant watches the final second tick away in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night at Amway Arena in Orlando. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant flips the ball in disgust as the final second ticks off the clock in Game 3 Tuesday night at Amway Arena. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Pau Gasol confetti
Lakers power forward Pau Gasol grabs the net as confetti comes down at the end of Game 3.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Lakers teammates
Lakers teammates (from left) Trevor Ariza, Kobe Bryant, Derek Fisher and Paul Gasol wait to play the final 0.2 seconds of Game 3 as confetti prematurely litters the court Tuesday night.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Pau Gasol, Kobe Bryant final seconds
Lakers power forward Pau Gasol and guard Kobe Bryant wait for play to resume in the final seconds of Tuesday night’s Game 3 loss in Orlando.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, Mickael Pietrus
Orlando guard Mickael Pietrus tries to grab the ball after center Dwight Howard (not pictured) had knocked it away from Kobe Bryant in the final minute of Game 3.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol loose ball
Lakers forward Pau Gasol and guard Kobe Bryant try to get a grip on a loose ball in the final minute of play Tuesday night. Bryant had his dribble knocked away and Gasol almost came up with it.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Pau Gasol, Mickael Pietrus, Kobe Bryant
Lakers forward Pau Gasol can’t control a loose ball that Orlando guard Mickael Pietrus eventually comes up with in front of Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, who originally lost possession of his dribble, in the final minute Tuesday night. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, who had the ball tipped away from him, and forward Pau Gasol, who almost came up with the loose ball, react after Orlando stole the ball to help seal a victory in Game 3 on Tuesday night.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant makes sure to send Magic center Dwight Howard to the free-throw line instead of giving up a dunk in the fourth quarter of Game 3 on Tuesday night.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Pau Gasol loose ball
Lakers forward Pau Gasol tries to keep the ball from going out of bounds in Game 3 on Tuesday night. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Lamar Odom, Pau Gasol
Lakers forwards Lamar Odom and Pau Gasol aren’t happy with a referee’s call in the second half Tuesday night.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Derek Fisher, Mickael Pietrus foul
Lakers point guard Derek Fisher fouls Orlando guard Mickael Pietrus, preventing a dunk in Game 3 on Tuesday night.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Hedo Turkoglu, Trevor Ariza
Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu loses his balance after he’s fouled by Lakers forward Trevor Ariza in the second half Tuesday night.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant free throws
Magic fans try to distract Lakers guard Kobe Bryant as he shoots a free throw in the fourth quarter Tuesday night. Bryant made only five of 10 free throws in the game.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Lamar Odom foul call
Lakers forward Lamar Odom takes exception with a call for fouling Orlando center Dwight Howard in the fourth quarter of Game 3 on Tuesday night. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant, Dwight Howard foul
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is fouled by Magic center Dwight Howard in Game 3 on Tuesday night.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Hedo Turkoglu, Pau Gasol rebound
Orlando forward Hedo Turkoglu grabs a rebound away from Lakers power forward Pau Gasol in Game 3 on Tuesday night.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant, Hedo Turkoglu, Rashard Lewis
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant swoops to the hoop for a layup against Orlando forwards Hedo Turkoglu and Rashard Lewis in the second half Tuesday night.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Pau Gasol, Rashard Lewis foul
Lakers power forward Pau Gasol is fouled by Magic power forward Rashard Lewis in the fourth quarter of Game 3 on Tuesday night.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Trevor Ariza, Hedo Turkoglu
Lakers forward Trevor Ariza comes up with a rebound in front of Orlando forward Hedo Turkoglu in Game 3 on Tuesday night.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Trevor Ariza, Dwight Howard dunk
Lakers forward Trevor Ariza tries to dunk on Orlando center Dwight Howard, to no avail, in Game 3 on Tuesday night. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Dwight Howard, Trevor Ariza
Magic center Dwight Howard prevents Lakers forward Trevor Ariza from dunking in the second half of Game 3 on Tuesday night.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant, Tony Battie
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has his driving layup blocked by Magic power forward Tony Battie in the first half Tuesday night.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Pau Gasol, Hedo Turkoglu
Lakers power forward Pau Gasol draws a foul from Orlando forward Hedo Turkoglu in the first half Tuesday night.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant, Courtney Lee
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant drives past Magic guard Courtney Lee for a layup in the first half Tuesday night.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Rafer Alston, Andrew Bynum
Magic guard Rafer Alston drives down the lane against Lakers center Andrew Bynum in Game 3 on Tuesday night.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Phil Jackson, Joe Crawford
Lakers Coach Phil Jackson has a few words with referee Joe Crawford in Game 3.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Luke Walton
Lakers forward Luke Walton passes over the Magic defense in the first half of Game 3 on Tuesday night.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Out of bounds
Magic center Dwight Howard signals Orlando ball but the Lakers obviously disagree during Game 3 on Tuesday night.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant miss
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant reacts after missing a three-pointer against Orlando in Game 3 on Tuesday night.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Pau Gasol, Dwight Howard
Lakers power forward Pau Gasol gets past Orlando center Dwight Howard for a dunk in the first quarter Tuesday night.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Rafer Alston, Derek Fisher, Pau Gasol
Orlando point guard Rafer Alston splits the defense of Lakers point guard Derek Fisher and power forward Pau Gasol for a layup in Game 3.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Orlando fan
An Orlando Magic fan is not happy with the call by a referee in the first half of Game 3 on Tuesday night at Amway Arena.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Dwight Howard, Andrew Bynum
Magic center Dwight Howard struggles to control a pass after Lakers center Andrew Bynum tipped it during the first half of Game 3.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant, Rafer Alston
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant drives past Orlando guard Rafer Alston in the first half of Game 3 on Tuesday night.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Kobe Bryant pregame
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant runs out to the court before Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night.  (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Magic flag
Orlando fan Shelley Fain of Castleberry, Fla., waves a flag moments before the start of Game 3 between the Lakers and Magic at Amway Arena on Tuesday night.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Magic fans
Magic fans root for their team during introductions before Game 3 on Tuesday night at Amway Arena.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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