Recap - Lakers Defeat Denver 93-89

Los Angeles got 22 points and 10 rebounds from Andrew Bynum en route to a 93-89 victory over Denver on Friday at Pepsi Center.

Bettors who backed the Lakers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 4 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 194.5.

Los Angeles got 20 points from Kobe Bryant and another 13 points from Pau Gasol. Kobe Bryant contributed 9 assists, while Pau Gasol cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.

Denver got 24 points from Al Harrington in a losing cause and another 16 points from Andre Miller. Ty Lawson contributed 7 assists for the Nuggets, while Al Harrington had 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 44-41 at the break.

Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-40.

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