Los Angeles vs Portland Recap - Lakers Win 113-106
Los Angeles got 47 points from Kobe Bryant en route to a 113-106 victory over Portland on Wednesday at Rose Garden.
Los Angeles won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 202.5.
Los Angeles got 23 points from Pau Gasol and another 20 points from Dwight Howard. Pau Gasol contributed 9 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Portland got 38 points from Damian Lillard in a losing cause and another 17 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. Damian Lillard contributed 9 assists for the Trail Blazers, while LaMarcus Aldridge had 16 rebounds.
Los Angeles trailed at halftime, 69-61.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 39 boards, while Portland only had 31.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Golden State looking for another win. For Portland, they head home to face Oklahoma City.