Recap - Lakers Defeat Utah 120-91
The battle between the Lakers and Jazz didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Utah was handed a 120-91 defeat on Tuesday at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles was the ATS victor, as they covered the 8-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 199.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kobe Bryant had 21 points for Los Angeles and Pau Gasol chipped in with 20 points. Kobe Bryant had 6 assists for the Lakers, while Andrew Bynum was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Utah got 17 points from Deron Williams in a losing cause and another 14 points from C.J. Miles. Deron Williams contributed 8 assists for the Jazz, while Al Jefferson had 9 rebounds.
Los Angeles led at halftime, 66-38.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-33.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Sacramento looking for another win. For Utah, they head home to face San Antonio.