Bryant, Lakers take care of Pistons

Kobe Bryant poured in 40 points to lead the Los Angeles Lakers over the Detroit Pistons 106-93 on Tuesday night.

Los Angeles covered as 10.5-point home favorites, while the teams played OVER the 191-point total listed by sportsbooks.

Andrew Bynum had 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Lakers, who got 12 points off the bench from Shannon Brown in the win.

Reserve Will Bynum dropped 24 points and dished out six assists for Detroit, while Ben Gordon scored 18 points for the Pistons.