Lakers Vs. Celtics: Los Angeles Takes Lead Entering Fourth Quarter

After trailing for most of the game, the Los Angeles Lakers have clawed back to take a three-point lead over the Boston Celtics entering the fourth quarter of tonight's game at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

Down 64-59 with 2:40 to play in the quarter, Pau Gasol hit a 14-foot jumper and added a free throw to cut to the Celtic's lead to two points. Kobe Bryant tied the score on the next possession and after a Ray Allen miss, Bryant gave the Lakers a two-point lead with 1:34 to play in the quarter. Center Andrew Bynum added a free throw to extend the lead to three points.

Bryant has a game-high 23 points and Gasol has added 21 points to go along with eight rebounds. Bynum has 10 points and a game-high 12 boards. For the Celtics, Allen has 19 points and Rajon Rondo has added 12 points.

For more on the Celtics, visit SB Nation Boston and CelticsBlog. For more on the Lakers, visit SB Nation L.A. and Silver Screen And Roll.

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