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Los Angeles Lakers v Denver Nuggets - Game Three

DENVER, CO - MAY 04: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers takes a shot over Arron Afflalo #6 of the Denver Nuggets in Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Pepsi Center on May 4, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Friday's NBA playoff highlights

The Celtics and 76ers took 2-1 series leads, and the Lakers played the Nuggets in Game 3.