Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol teamed up for a 101-96 overtime victory over the Orlando Magic in Game 2. Bryant had 29 points and 8 assists, while the big Spaniard Gasol had 24 points, 7 of which came in overtime.
The Magic had a chance to win it with 0.6 seconds left, but rookie Courtney Lee missed a nearly open layup to send the game to overtime.
Game 3 is tonight (Tuesday June 9 at 8:00pm EST) as the series shifts to Orlando. Magic fans hope that Dwight Howard can rescue the Magic from their 2-0 series deficit.
♦ teamed up – the two players combined
♦ Spaniard - a person from the country Spain
♦ open layup – a clear chance to put the ball in the basket
♦ 2-0 series deficit – the Magic are down two games to zero in the best-of-seven series