Recap - Lakers Defeat Oklahoma City 105-96
The Lakers got a 21-point performance from Kobe Bryant, who added 14 assists as Los Angeles ran past Oklahoma City 105-96 on Sunday at STAPLES Center.
The Lakers were a 3.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 208.5.
Los Angeles got 17 points from Steve Nash and another 16 points from Pau Gasol. Kobe Bryant contributed 14 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Oklahoma City got 35 points from Kevin Durant in a losing cause and another 17 points from Russell Westbrook. Russell Westbrook contributed 13 assists for the Thunder, while Russell Westbrook had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Oklahoma City were victorious, as the score was 53-52 at the break.
Los Angeles had a 43-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hornets. The Thunder will aim to get back on the winning track vs Memphis.