Los Angeles cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Atlanta out of the gym and running up a 104-80 score at STAPLES Center.
The Lakers were an 8-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 189.5.
Los Angeles got 20 points from Kobe Bryant and another 15 points from Shannon Brown. Kobe Bryant contributed 5 assists, while Andrew Bynum cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.
Atlanta got 14 points from Joe Johnson in a losing cause and another 13 points from Al Horford. Joe Johnson contributed 4 assists for the Hawks, while Josh Smith had 6 rebounds.
Los Angeles led at halftime, 54-33.
Los Angeles had a 54-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Trail Blazers. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.