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.