Lakers vs Trail Blazers Final: 103-96 - Recap
The Lakers got a 28-point performance from Andrew Bynum as Los Angeles ran past Portland 103-96 on Friday at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles did not, however, defeat the Trail Blazers against the spread, which closed at 10 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 194.5.
Los Angeles got 20 points from Ramon Sessions and another 18 points from Kobe Bryant. Ramon Sessions contributed 11 assists, while Pau Gasol cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
Portland got 29 points from LaMarcus Aldridge in a losing cause and another 16 points from Wesley Matthews. Raymond Felton contributed 6 assists for the Trail Blazers, while LaMarcus Aldridge had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 53-48 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 53 boards, while Portland only had 29.
Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Grizzlies. Portland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Golden State.