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Suns Fall 99-95 Against Los Angeles - Game Recap

Los Angeles earned a 99-95 victory over Phoenix on Wednesday, getting 24 points from Kobe Bryant at US Airways Center.

Los Angeles did not, however, defeat the Suns against the spread, which closed at 4.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 206.5.

Andrew Bynum had 14 points for Los Angeles and Shannon Brown chipped in with 13 points. Pau Gasol had 6 assists for the Lakers, while Lamar Odom was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Phoenix got 21 points from Jared Dudley in a losing cause and another 13 points from Vince Carter. Steve Nash contributed 10 assists for the Suns, while Marcin Gortat had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Phoenix were victorious, as the score was 50-49 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 47 boards, while Phoenix only had 31.

Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Hornets. Phoenix, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.