Article Photos: Thunder: Several OKC players were impressed with teams long before Final Four 1/4

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, right, puts up a shot as Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, March 29, 2012, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) ORG XMIT: LAS104