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#NBATogetherLive: Durant and Westbrook power Thunder to epic comeback vs. Lakers in 2012 playoffs

In Game 4 of the 2012 Western Conference Semi-finals, the Oklahoma City Thunder pulled off a thrilling comeback against Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers to take a commanding 3-1 series lead.

The Thunder trailed by 13 points in the final eight minutes of the game, before Westbrook and Durant took over, with KD burying the game-sealing bucket.

With the scores tied at 98-98, Durant's three-pointer broke the deadlock and put the Thunder up 101-98, before James Harden sealed it at the free-throw line.

Durant finished with 31 points and 13 rebounds on the night, including 11 in the fourth quarter, while Westbrook scored 10 of his team-high 37 points in the final frame, including buckets on four straight possessions to cut the lead to 96-92 with four minutes remaining.

"Everybody kept fighting," Westbrook said. "We all believed in each other. It's the playoffs. You can't afford to sit back and wonder about it."

Watch the game below:

Kobe Bryant led the Lakers with 38 points, eight rebounds, and five assists.

The Thunder would go on to eliminate the Lakers in five games, before advancing to the NBA Finals, where they went down in five games to the Miami Heat.

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