Minnesota 96, L.A. Lakers 104

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, March 19, 2010 10:30 PM
Location - Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Officials - #23 Jason Phillips, #51 Leroy Richardson, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 18997

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Minnesota 20 29 19 28 96
L.A. Lakers 31 28 19 26 104

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Minnesota 14-56 9-25 5-31 L12
L.A. Lakers 51-18 31-5 20-13 W5

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win , the Los Angeles Lakers have a 31-5 record at home this season. The Minnesota Timberwolves are 5-31 while on the road this season.
  • L.A. Lakers has a streak of 5 straight up wins . The Lakers have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Minnesota has a streak of 12 straight up losses The Timberwolves have won 0 of their last 10 games.
  • Kobe Bryant played 33:53 minutes and scored 22 points. He shot 36.4% from the field and has averaged 26.8 points over the last five games.
  • Jonny Flynn played 31:02 minutes and scored 20 points. He shot 53.3 % from the field and has averaged 11.2 points over the last five games.
  • Following this game the Los Angeles Lakers average 103.0 points per game and hold opponents to 97.0 points per game. The Minnesota Timberwolves average 98.1 points per game and hold opponents to 107.6 points per game.

Top Game Performances

Minnesota   L.A. Lakers
Jonny Flynn 20 Scoring Kobe Bryant 22
Jonny Flynn 6 Assists Kobe Bryant 13
Darko Milicic 12 Rebounds Pau Gasol 14
Jonny Flynn 3 Free Throws Made Kobe Bryant 13
Corey Brewer 4 Steals Kobe Bryant 4
Al Jefferson 3 Blocks Shannon Brown 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Minnesota 96 46.2 4-18 8-11 22 48 4 7 19
L.A. Lakers 104 41.5 7-25 29-35 24 47 3 13 15

Upcoming Games

  • L.A. Lakers will play their next game at home against Washington. The Lakers have a W/L % of .720 after a win and .778 after a loss.
  • Minnesota will play their next game at home against Toronto. The Timberwolves have a W/L % of .286 after a win and .164 after a loss.
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