Houston vs Los Angeles Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 119-108
|Houston vs Los Angeles Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 119-108|
Dwight Howard scored 28 points and added 13 rebounds for a double-double, leading Los Angeles over Houston, 119-108, on Sunday at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 205.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Kobe Bryant had 22 points for Los Angeles and Pau Gasol chipped in with 17 points. Kobe Bryant had 11 assists for the Lakers, while Dwight Howard was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
The Rockets got a 24-point performance from Chandler Parsons, who was supported by 20 points from James Harden. Jeremy Lin had 10 assists in a losing cause for Houston, while Omer Asik grabbed 9 rebounds.
The Lakers hit the break leading 68-60 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 42 boards, while Los Angeles only had 41.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Nets. The Rockets will aim to get back on the winning track at Utah.