Recap - Lakers Defeat Atlanta 105-103
|Recap - Lakers Defeat Atlanta 105-103|
Xavier Henry scored 18 points leading the Lakers to a 105-103 victory over Atlanta at STAPLES Center on Sunday.
Bettors who backed the Lakers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 205.5.
Los Angeles got 16 points from Pau Gasol and another 13 points from Steve Nash. Steve Blake contributed 7 assists, while Pau Gasol cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Atlanta got 22 points from Kyle Korver in a losing cause and another 14 points from Jeff Teague. Kyle Korver contributed 4 assists for the Hawks, while Al Horford had 16 rebounds.
Los Angeles led at halftime, 62-49.
Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 53-52.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Mavericks. The Hawks will aim to get back on the winning track at Sacramento.