Recap - Lakers Defeat Brooklyn 92-83
|Recap - Lakers Defeat Brooklyn 92-83|
Los Angeles got 21 points from Kobe Bryant en route to a 92-83 victory over Brooklyn on Tuesday at Barclays Center.
Los Angeles won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 198.5.
Steve Nash had 17 points for Los Angeles and Pau Gasol chipped in with 15 points. Steve Nash had 8 assists for the Lakers, while Earl Clark was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Brooklyn got 30 points from Brook Lopez in a losing cause and another 15 points from Deron Williams. Deron Williams contributed 6 assists for the Nets, while Reggie Evans had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 49-40 at the break.
Brooklyn had a 52-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Los Angeles takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Brooklyn, they head on the road to face Detroit.