The battle between the Spurs and Lakers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Los Angeles was handed a 121-97 defeat on Friday at AT&T Center.
San Antonio was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 203.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
San Antonio got 21 points from Tim Duncan and another 20 points from Tony Parker. Tony Parker contributed 10 assists, while Tim Duncan cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Lakers got an 18 -point performance from Kobe Bryant, who was supported by 17 points from Andrew Bynum. Steve Blake had 5 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Pau Gasol grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed San Antonio were victorious, as the score was 56-52 at the break.
San Antonio won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-29.
San Antonio looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Cavaliers. The Lakers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Oklahoma City.