Indiana Defeats Los Angeles 95-92 - Recap
Indiana got 24 points and 12 rebounds from Roy Hibbert en route to a 95-92 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday at STAPLES Center.
Bettors who backed the Pacers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 9 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 204.5.
Danny Granger had 18 points for Indiana and Darren Collison chipped in with 14 points. Roy Hibbert had 6 assists for the Pacers, while Roy Hibbert was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
The Lakers got a 41-point performance from Kobe Bryant, who was supported by 15 points from Lamar Odom. Derek Fisher had 5 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Pau Gasol grabbed 12 rebounds.
Indiana led at halftime, 51-45.
Indiana had a 48-45 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Indiana heads into a battle against the Kings. Los Angeles, meanwhile, will have their next action against Memphis.