Minnesota Falls 90-79 to Lakers - Recap
|Minnesota Falls 90-79 to Lakers - Recap|
Kobe Bryant scored 24 points leading the Lakers to a 90-79 victory over Minnesota at Target Center on Tuesday.
Los Angeles was a favorite by 9 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 205.5.
Los Angeles got 14 points from Andrew Bynum and another 12 points from Pau Gasol. Kobe Bryant contributed 3 assists, while Pau Gasol cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.
The Timberwolves got a 20-point performance from Wes Johnson, who was supported by 14 points from Michael Beasley. Luke Ridnour had 5 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Kevin Love grabbed 11 rebounds.
The Lakers hit the break trailing 45-40 before taking care of business in the second half.
Los Angeles had a 53-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face Charlotte looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Detroit.