nba finals 2008

2008 Finals Game 3: Kobe Bryant pours in 36 to help Lakers secure needed win 

Kobe Bryant scored 36 points with an MVP-worthy performance, Sasha Vujacic added 20 points and the Lakers, teetering on the brink of falling into an impossible hole in the NBA Finals, beat the Boston Celtics 87-81 in Game 3.