Los Angeles was scorched by Rudy Gay for 27 points as the Grizzlies defated the Lakers 104-85 in NBA action on Sunday.
Bettors who backed the Grizzlies were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 9.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 196.5.
Memphis got 21 points from Zach Randolph and another 15 points from O.J. Mayo. Mike Conley contributed 6 assists, while Marc Gasol cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 28 points from Kobe Bryant in a losing cause and another 11 points from Shannon Brown. Shannon Brown contributed 3 assists for the Lakers, while Andrew Bynum had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Memphis were victorious, as the score was 48-39 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Memphis as they grabbed 44 boards, while Los Angeles only had 37.
Memphis looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Thunder. The Lakers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Detroit.