Golden State Falls 118-115 to Lakers - Recap
Kobe Bryant went off for 34 points and added 10 rebounds leading Los Angeles to a 118-115 win over Golden State on Saturday at Oracle Arena.
Bettors who backed the Lakers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 215.5.
Los Angeles got 20 points from Metta World Peace and another 14 points from Jordan Hill. Steve Nash contributed 9 assists, while Kobe Bryant cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Golden State got 29 points from Jarrett Jack in a losing cause and another 20 points from David Lee. Jarrett Jack contributed 11 assists for the Warriors, while David Lee had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Golden State were victorious, as the score was 61-53 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Los Angeles as they grabbed 49 boards, while Golden State only had 47.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Golden State, they head on the road to face Utah.