Antawn Jamison poured in 33 points for Los Angeles on Friday, as they defeated Denver 122-103 at STAPLES Center.
The Lakers were a 5.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 206.5.
Dwight Howard had 28 points for Los Angeles and Jodie Meeks chipped in with 21 points. Kobe Bryant had 8 assists for the Lakers, while Dwight Howard was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 20 boards.
The Nuggets got a 19-point performance from Danilo Gallinari, who was supported by 14 points from Andre Iguodala. Ty Lawson had 5 assists in a losing cause for Denver, while Jordan Hamilton grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 71-57 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 46 boards, while Denver only had 38.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Orlando looking for another win. For Denver, they head home to face Toronto.