Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace, left, and Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden (13) jockey for position as they wait for the ball to be inbounded during the first quarter of Game 1 in the second round of the NBA basketball playoffs, in Oklahoma City, Monday, May 14, 2012.
One down, three to go
Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant reacts after hitting a basket against the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals. The Thunder routed the Lakers, 119-90, at home.
Lakers forward Metta World Peace and Thunder guard James Harden jockey for position as they wait for the ball to be inbounded. It was their first meeting since World Peace elbowed Harden in the head last month and served a seven-game suspension.
At least one Laker didn't come up small in Game 1. Andrew Bynum had 20 points and 14 rebounds but didn't get much help.
Oklahoma City forward Kevin Durant dunks against Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum in the first half of the Thunder's Game 1 rout of the Lakers at home.
Attacking the rim
Thunder guard Russell Westbrook shoots a layup despite the defense of Lakers forward Pau Gasol. Westbrook finished with 27 points, nine assists and seven rebounds.
Reach for it
Lakers center Jordan Hill tries to grab a rebound in front of Thunder center Nick Collison.
Save your breath
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant reacts to an official's call in the first quarter. Bryant scored 20 points on 7-of-18 shooting.
Out of reach
Thunder guard James Harden handles the ball against Lakers forward Metta World Peace. Harden scored 17 points, while World Peace finished with 12.
Mr. Big Shot
Philadelphia 76ers shooting guard Evan Turner gets past Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett, left, small forward Paul Pierce and guard Rajon Rondo to score the go-ahead basket in the final minute of Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. The Sixers won 82-81 to even the series at 1-1.
After recording a triple-double in Boston's Game 1 win on Saturday, Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo had eight points, 13 assists and seven rebounds in Game 2.
Down and dirty
Celtics shooting guard Avery Bradley goes low to protect the ball from Sixers point guard Jrue Holiday.
Drive to nowhere
Paul Pierce had a tough time again in Game 2, scoring seven points on 2-of-9 shooting. He's now shooting 5 for 20 for the series.
Lay it in
Celtics forward Mickael Pietrus heads for the basket as Thaddeus Young defends. Pietrus gave Boston a lift off the bench with eight points in 12 minutes.
Celtics forward Paul Pierce passes the ball as he is defended by Sixers forward Andre Iguodala. Iguodala, one of the best perimeter defenders in the league, has helped shut down Pierce so far in the series.
Looking for help
Sixers point guard Jrue Holiday passes the ball as he falls out of bounds. Holiday led both teams with 18 points.
Brought down to size
Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo hurt his right hand while shooting a layup in the third quarter, but he didn't leave the game.
Celtics small forward Paul Pierce talks to his teammates before the start of Game 2.