Andrew Bynum scored 29 points and chipped in with 13 rebounds for Los Angeles on Saturday, leading the Lakers to a 92-89 victory over Denver at STAPLES Center.
The Lakers won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 5-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Kobe Bryant had 17 points for Los Angeles and Pau Gasol chipped in with 17 points. Kobe Bryant had 9 assists for the Lakers, while Andrew Bynum was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
The Nuggets got a 21-point performance from Al Harrington, who was supported by 13 points from Arron Afflalo. Ty Lawson had 8 assists in a losing cause for Denver, while Timofey Mozgov grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Lakers hit the break leading 46-45 before taking care of business in the second half.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 50-36.