The Los Angeles Lakers are visiting the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night. The game was almost entirely Grizzlies until the final few minutes. A huge third period for Memphis seemed to bode ill for the Lakers, but the game is now headed into overtime with the score tied, 97-97.
A late scoring run by the Lakers managed to get the Lakers close. They pulled ahead in the closing seconds, but the Grizzlies were able to tie it once again. A Memphis shot at the buzzer clanged off the rim and the game headed into overtime.
Kobe Bryant and Andrew Bynum each have 29 points for the Lakers. Bynum has 14 rebounds, while Bryant has five assists. Marreese Speights leads the Grizzlies with 25 points.