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Lakers Down New York 113-96 - Match Report

New York was victimized by Kobe Bryant for 33 points as the Lakers defeated the Knicks 113-96 in NBA action on Friday.

Los Angeles was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 211.5.

Los Angeles got 20 points from Pau Gasol and another 14 points from Lamar Odom. Steve Blake contributed 7 assists, while Kobe Bryant cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

The Knicks got a 24-point performance from Amar'e Stoudemire, who was supported by 20 points from Raymond Felton. Raymond Felton had 7 assists in a losing cause for New York, while Timofey Mozgov grabbed 11 rebounds.

The Lakers hit the break leading 62-48 before taking care of business in the second half.

New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-41.

Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Magic. The Knicks will aim to get back on the winning track at New Jersey.