Lakers hold off Wizards

Lakers hold off Wizards

Pau Gasol scored a game-high 28 points to go with 12 rebounds Sunday, as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Washington Wizards 99-92.

The Lakers were a 12-point favorite in the game, but were unable to cover the spread. The combined score fell UNDER the posted over/under total (193.5).

Kobe Bryant added 24 points for the Lakers and Ron Artest had 16 points.

Nick Young led Washington with 22 points and Andray Blatche had 16 points and 12 rebounds.