Lakers topple Jazz

Lakers topple Jazz

Kobe Bryant scored 30 points and dished out eight assists to lead the Los Angeles Lakers over the Utah Jazz 111-103 in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal series on Tuesday night.

Los Angeles covered as 5.5-point home favorites, while the game played OVER the 198.5-point total set by oddsmakers.

Pau Gasol added 22 points and 15 rebounds for the Lakers, who now lead the best-of-seven series 2-0.

Paul Millsap went for 26 points and 11 boards off the bench for Utah, while Carlos Boozer had 20 points and 12 rebounds for the Jazz.