Lakers fend off Wizards
The Los Angeles Lakers were outplayed in the fourth quarter, but managed to hang on for a 106-104 victory over the Washington Wizards Friday night.
Los Angeles failed to cover the 12-point spread, and the 210 points fell UNDER the posted total of 213.5.
Andrew Bynum had 19 points with 10 rebounds for a double-double, and Kobe Bryant dropped a team-high 23 points in the win.
Caron Butler scored a game-high 26 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the loss for Washington.