Lakers slam Thunder

Lakers slam Thunder

Pau Gasol went for 25 points and 11 rebounds, as the Los Angeles Lakers cruised past the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-87 in Game 5 of their Western Conference first round series on Tuesday night.

Los Angeles covered as 6.5-point home favorites, while the teams played OVER the 194.5-point total listed by oddsmakers.

Andrew Bynum had 21 points and 11 boards for the Lakers, who now lead the best-of-seven series 3-2.

Kevin Durant dropped 17 points for Oklahoma City, while Russell Westbrook posted 15 points and six assists for the Thunder.