Los Angeles vs Detroit Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 106-102
Wesley Johnson scored 27 points for Los Angeles on Friday, leading the Lakers to a 106-102 victory over Detroit at The Palace of Auburn Hills.
Los Angeles was the ATS victor, as they covered the 5.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 202.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Shawne Williams had 20 points for Los Angeles and Pau Gasol chipped in with 13 points. Steve Blake had 10 assists for the Lakers, while Pau Gasol was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Detroit got 22 points from Rodney Stuckey in a losing cause and another 19 points from Brandon Jennings. Brandon Jennings contributed 9 assists for the Pistons, while Josh Smith had 19 rebounds.
Los Angeles led at halftime, 56-55.
The rebound battle favored Detroit as they grabbed 55 boards, while Los Angeles only had 44.
Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Trail Blazers. Detroit, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.