Lakers Crush Pacers To Avoid Season Sweep

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kobe Bryant scored 25 of his 31 points in the second half to help the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Indiana Pacers 109-94 on Wednesday night.


Pau Gasol scored 28 points and Lamar Odom had 13 points and 17 rebounds for the Lakers, who never trailed.

The Lakers shot 51 percent against the Pacers, who entered with the NBA’s No. 2 field-goal percentage defense.

Gasol Postgame

Los Angeles outrebounded Indiana 51-29 to win for the sixth time in seven games.

Darren Collison scored 17 points and Brandon Rush added 16 for Indiana.

The Pacers got off to a promising start this season, but have lost three straight.

Photo Gallery: Lakers Crush Pacers

Indiana was going for its first season sweep of the Lakers since 1992 after winning 95-92 on Nov. 28 in
Los Angeles.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


One Comment

  1. ZW says:

    A win is always good, obviously.
    But, A “Crushing “W”…….HARDLY!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Los Angeles

KNX 1070 Newsradio

Listen Live