Suns Vs. Lakers Score: Channing Frye's Three Free Throws Force Second Overtime

Scoring was at a premium during the overtime period in Los Angeles as the Lakers and Phoenix Suns struggled to find a rhythm after regulation couldn’t decide a winner. Knotted at 112 after four quarters, the two teams played bonus basketball, setting up another wild finish.

Kobe Bryant drove the lane and found Ron Artest, who calmly buried a three to break the tie and put the Lakers up three with just under two minutes to go. Marcin Gortat took a nifty pass from Steve Nash on the other end of the floor to bring the Suns within one, but the Suns couldn’t corral a Kobe Bryant miss and were forced to foul with under 10 seconds to go.

Derek Fisher, scoreless on the night, buried two free throws to make it a three-point game, but the Suns had one more shot at the tie. After a Channing Frye miss, Steve Nash grabbed the and Frye was fouled on a desperation three-point attempt by Lamar Odom.

Frye buried all three, forcing a second overtime with the Suns and Lakers tied at 121.

For Suns analysis, check out Bright Side Of The Sun and SB Nation Arizona. For more on the Lakers, take yourself to Silver Screen And Roll and SB Nation L.A.

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