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Mavericks Fall 73-70 Against Los Angeles - Game Recap

Los Angeles earned a 73-70 victory over Dallas on Monday, getting 17 points from Andrew Bynum at STAPLES Center.

Los Angeles won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 4-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 182.5.

Los Angeles got 14 points from Kobe Bryant and another 13 points from Derek Fisher. Kobe Bryant contributed 7 assists, while Andrew Bynum cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.

Dallas got 21 points from Dirk Nowitzki in a losing cause and another 10 points from Lamar Odom. Jason Terry contributed 7 assists for the Mavericks, while Ian Mahinmi had 10 rebounds.

Los Angeles led at halftime, 39-35.

The rebound battle favored Dallas as they grabbed 49 boards, while Los Angeles only had 44.

Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Heat. Dallas, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.