Los Angeles vs Boston Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 92-86
Los Angeles earned a 92-86 victory over Boston on Thursday, getting 23 points from Kobe Bryant at TD Garden.
Los Angeles was an underdog by 2 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 187.5.
Los Angeles got 20 points from Pau Gasol and another 16 points from Andrew Bynum. Derek Fisher contributed 5 assists, while Lamar Odom cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
The Celtics got a 20-point performance from Ray Allen, who was supported by 15 points from Paul Pierce. Rajon Rondo had 10 assists in a losing cause for Boston, while Kevin Garnett grabbed 11 rebounds.
The Lakers hit the break trailing 53-45 before taking care of business in the second half.
Los Angeles had a 47-36 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Knicks. Boston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Miami.