Yahoo! Sports: Kobe Bryant is one win from an NBA title to call his own.

Derek Fisher got him there.

Fisher forced overtime with a 3-pointer with 4.6 seconds left in regulation and then drilled another one with 31.3 seconds to go in overtime as the Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the Orlando Magic 99-91 in Game 4 on Thursday night to open a 3-1 lead in the NBA finals.

It was the first time since 1984, when Magic Johnson’s Lakers and Larry Bird’s Celtics hooked up, that two games in a finals have gone to overtime.

When the clock expired, Bryant, trying to win his first championship without Shaquille O’Neal, looked at Tiger Woods and wiped sweat from his brow in relief. Fisher, who has bailed out the Lakers in plenty of big games before, thrust both arms in the air in triumph.

The Lakers can wrap up their 15th title on Sunday night in Game 5.

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  • Lakersfannotkobefan

    Fisher for 3 Ggggenitals

  • Chris Manning

    Fisher showed why he is lethal.

    When you just don’t expect it he steps up and hits the biggest three ball of his career. Just insane!

    We have the hearts of champions, and ironically, our two champs pulled us through. Ariza defined his own career tonight and of course, Gasol grew up getting in Pietrus’ face. I loved every minute of it.

    Job aint finished yet though, 1 mo!

  • Cheryle

    OMG, I love it. =) PARAAADE!!!!! SOOON! AAAAAHH!!!

  • Lakeshow31

    DFISH is the man…never a bad word about that man’s game from this point forward.

    Cross off number 2…1 left until that ring!

    Go Lakers!