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Lakers vs Pacers Final: 99-93 - Recap

Indiana was victimized for 20 points and 12 rebounds by Dwight Howard as the Lakers defeated the Pacers 99-93 in NBA action on Friday.

Los Angeles won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 191.5.

Metta World Peace had 19 points for Los Angeles and Steve Blake chipped in with 18 points. Steve Nash had 9 assists for the Lakers, while Dwight Howard was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.

Indiana got 27 points from George Hill in a losing cause and another 20 points from Paul George. Lance Stephenson contributed 5 assists for the Pacers, while Lance Stephenson had 11 rebounds.

The Lakers hit the break leading 46-41 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Indiana as they grabbed 54 boards, while Los Angeles only had 48.

Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Pacers will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.