Portland vs Los Angeles Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 103-92
|Portland vs Los Angeles Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 103-92|
Kobe Bryant went off for 28 points and added 3 rebounds leading Los Angeles over Portland, 103-92, on Monday at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles was a favorite by 4 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 180.5.
Steve Blake had 17 points for Los Angeles and Pau Gasol chipped in with 16 points. Pau Gasol had 4 assists for the Lakers, while Andrew Bynum was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 19 boards.
Portland got 18 points from Nicolas Batum in a losing cause and another 18 points from LaMarcus Aldridge. Nicolas Batum contributed 5 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Marcus Camby had 13 rebounds.
The Lakers hit the break leading 52-30 before taking care of business in the second half.
Los Angeles had a 51-37 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For Portland, they head home to face San Antonio.