Los Angeles Defeats Boston 113-99 - Recap

Los Angeles got 24 points and 12 rebounds from Dwight Howard en route to a 113-99 victory over Boston on Wednesday at STAPLES Center.

The Lakers were a 7.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 193.5.

Los Angeles got 16 points from Kobe Bryant and another 15 points from Antawn Jamison. Kobe Bryant contributed 7 assists, while Earl Clark cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.

Boston got 26 points from Paul Pierce in a losing cause and another 20 points from Courtney Lee. Paul Pierce contributed 5 assists for the Celtics, while Jeff Green had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 64-55 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 49 boards, while Boston only had 34.

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