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Lakers Fall 113-96 Against Denver - Game Recap

The Nuggets got a 32-point performance from Ty Lawson as Denver handed Los Angeles a 113-96 defeat on Thursday at Pepsi Center.

Denver won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 196.5.

Denver got 18 points from Corey Brewer and another 15 points from Kenneth Faried. Danilo Gallinari contributed 7 assists, while Kenneth Faried cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

The Lakers got a 31-point performance from Kobe Bryant, who was supported by 14 points from Ramon Sessions. Kobe Bryant had 4 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Andrew Bynum grabbed 16 rebounds.

The Nuggets hit the break leading 54-45 before taking care of business in the second half.

Denver won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-42.