NBA Finals Game 4
Center of attention
The Celtics and Lakers battle in Game 4 of the NBA finals at TD Garden in Boston on Thursday, June 10, 2010. Boston beat Los Angeles 96-89 to even the best-of-seven series at two games apiece.
Doing his thing
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, who scored a game-high 33 points in his team's loss, drives past Celtics guard Ray Allen in the first half.
Lakers guard Shannon Brown wraps up Celtics guard Ray Allen in a battle for the ball along with Boston's Glen Davis during the fourth quarter.
Giving it his all
Celtics guard Ray Allen, who was 0-for-13 in Game 3, flies past Lakers guard Kobe Bryant on his way to the basket in Game 4. Allen finished 4-for-11 with two key baskets in the fourth quarter.
Up for grabs
Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, left, and Celtics guard Tony Allen reach for a loose ball during Game 4.
Celtics forward Rasheed Wallace, left, applies a hard foul Pau Gasol during the first half. Wallace hit a key 3-pointer in the fourth quarter, and Gasol had 21 points.
Nowhere to go
Celtics forward Paul Pierce tries to get past Lakers guard Derek Fisher during the first half. Pierce scored 19 points for Boston and Fisher had six for Los Angeles.
Looking for a call
Celtics coach Doc Rivers reacts to a referee's call during Game 4.
Boston's Kevin Garnett, left, Paul Pierce, top, and Kendrick Perkins collapse on Lakers center Andrew Bynum during the first half. Bynum was limited to two points in 12 minutes because of injury.
Up, up, away
Lakers forward Lamar Odom flies through the lane between Celtics forward Paul Pierce, left, and guard Ray Allen during the first half. Odom scored 10 points.
Celtics forward Paul Pierce gets the ball away from Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, right, during the second half.
Celtics forward Glen Davis (11) and guard Nate Robinson came off the bench to spark Boston past the Lakers in the fourth quarter. Davis finished with 18 points and Robinson had 12.
Kobe Bryant laments in the closing moments of the Lakers' 96-89 loss to the Celtics in Game 4.