Los Angeles Falls 107-103 to Thunder - Recap
The Lakers were burned for 43 points by Kevin Durant on Thursday as the Thunder picked up a 107-103 win at STAPLES Center.
Oklahoma City did not, however, defeat the Lakers against the spread, which closed at 11 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 205.5.
Oklahoma City got 16 points from Reggie Jackson and another 12 points from Derek Fisher. Kevin Durant contributed 7 assists, while Kevin Durant cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Los Angeles got 19 points from Chris Kaman in a losing cause and another 19 points from Wesley Johnson. Kendall Marshall contributed 17 assists for the Lakers, while Chris Kaman had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 54-45 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Oklahoma City as they grabbed 44 boards, while Los Angeles only had 42.
Oklahoma City looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Heat. The Lakers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Houston.