Los Angeles Defeats Detroit 108-79 - Recap
Los Angeles cruised to victory on Sunday, running Detroit out of the gym and running up a 108-79 score at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Lakers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 8 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 190.5.
Dwight Howard had 28 points for Los Angeles and Metta World Peace chipped in with 18 points. Kobe Bryant had 8 assists for the Lakers, while Kobe Bryant was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
The Pistons got an 18 -point performance from Jonas Jerebko, who was supported by 11 points from Kyle Singler. Brandon Knight had 6 assists in a losing cause for Detroit, while Greg Monroe grabbed 7 rebounds.
Los Angeles led at halftime, 62-34.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-33.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face Utah looking for another win. For Detroit, they head on the road to face Denver.