Spurs Down Los Angeles 120-89 - Match Report
The battle between the Spurs and Lakers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Los Angeles was handed a 120-89 defeat on Friday at STAPLES Center.
The Spurs were a 6.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 184.5.
Tim Duncan had 26 points for San Antonio and Tony Parker chipped in with 20 points. Tony Parker had 7 assists for the Spurs, while Tim Duncan was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Los Angeles got 25 points from Dwight Howard in a losing cause and another 24 points from Darius Morris. Pau Gasol contributed 10 assists for the Lakers, while Pau Gasol had 13 rebounds.
San Antonio led at halftime, 55-44.
The rebound battle favored San Antonio as they grabbed 49 boards, while Los Angeles only had 35.