Kobe Bryant is one of the most dangerous scorers in NBA history. The WIzards held him to just eight points in the first half, but Bryant found his iconic scoring touch in the third quarter. The Lakers lead the Wizards 92-70 after three quarters.
Bryant scored 16 points in the third quarter and now has 24 points, which leads all scorers. Bryant scored in several different fashions, from alley-oops to three-pointers. Despite missing three consecutive free throws after being fouled by Nick Young, Bryant redeemed himself later with another three free throws.
Meanwhile, Young is doing his best to keep the Wizards in the game with 19 points. JaVale McGee has 10 points and six rebounds. The Wizards hold a 36-21 advantage in bench points, but has only hit one three-pointer in the game.
The Lakers shot 71% from the field in the third quarter.