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Los Angeles Defeats Brooklyn 95-90 - Recap

Kobe Bryant went off for 25 points and added 4 rebounds leading Los Angeles over Brooklyn, 95-90, on Tuesday at STAPLES Center.

Los Angeles won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 207.5.

Los Angeles got 23 points from Dwight Howard and another 17 points from Pau Gasol. Pau Gasol contributed 7 assists, while Dwight Howard cleaned the glass with 15 rebounds.

Brooklyn got 23 points from Brook Lopez in a losing cause and another 22 points from Deron Williams. Deron Williams contributed 10 assists for the Nets, while Reggie Evans had 11 rebounds.

Los Angeles trailed at halftime, 57-56.

The rebound battle favored Brooklyn as they grabbed 46 boards, while Los Angeles only had 43.

Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Kings. Brooklyn, meanwhile, will have their next action against Golden State.