Lakers Down Minnesota 111-100 - Match Report
Pau Gasol scored 22 points and chipped in with 12 rebounds for Los Angeles on Friday, leading the Lakers to a 111-100 victory over Minnesota at Target Center.
Los Angeles was a favorite by 2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 200.5.
Los Angeles got 18 points from Antawn Jamison and another 17 points from Steve Nash. Kobe Bryant contributed 8 assists, while Pau Gasol cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Minnesota got 18 points from Alexey Shved in a losing cause and another 15 points from Derrick Williams. Ricky Rubio contributed 7 assists for the Timberwolves, while Derrick Williams had 9 rebounds.
Los Angeles led at halftime, 68-53.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 57-40.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face New Orleans.