Los Angeles earned a 101-94 victory over Oklahoma City on Monday, getting 21 points from Pau Gasol at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 202.5.
Los Angeles got 21 points from Kobe Bryant and another 16 points from Lamar Odom. Kobe Bryant contributed 7 assists, while Andrew Bynum cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Oklahoma City got 32 points from Russell Westbrook in a losing cause and another 24 points from Kevin Durant. Russell Westbrook contributed 12 assists for the Thunder, while Serge Ibaka had 10 rebounds.
The Lakers hit the break leading 58-55 before taking care of business in the second half.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-40.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Mavericks. The Thunder will aim to get back on the winning track at Denver.