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Lakers Down Milwaukee 104-88 - Match Report

The Bucks were burned for 31 points by Kobe Bryant on Tuesday as the Lakers picked up a 104-88 win at STAPLES Center.

The Lakers were a 6-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 212.5.

Los Angeles got 31 points from Dwight Howard and another 12 points from Metta World Peace. Steve Nash contributed 11 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.

Milwaukee got 17 points from Monta Ellis in a losing cause and another 14 points from Beno Udrih. Beno Udrih contributed 7 assists for the Bucks, while Larry Sanders had 11 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 57-50 at the break.

Milwaukee won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 54-46.

Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Miami looking for another win. For Milwaukee, they head on the road to face Phoenix.