New Jersey 88, L.A. Lakers 100

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, January 14, 2011 10:30 PM
Location - Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Officials - # Curtis Blair, #42 Eric Lewis, #22 Bill Spooner
Attendance - 18997

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Jersey 24 16 23 25 88
L.A. Lakers 22 23 25 30 100

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Jersey 10-29 7-10 3-19 L4
L.A. Lakers 30-11 16-5 14-6 W7

Recap

Kobe Bryant scored 27 points and Pau Gasol added 20 of his own as the Los Angeles Lakers increased their winning streak to seven games with a 100-88 home victory over the New Jersey Nets on Friday night.
 
Lamar Odom had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Lakers, who swept the season series for the third consecutive season. Ron Artest scored 14 points and Shannon Brown had 12.

The Lakers won the game at the free-throw line, making 25 of 35 shots. Gasol was 8 of 8 and Bryant went 7 of 9.

Brook Lopez led the Nets with 35 points on 13-of-18 shooting and added six rebounds. In their return to Los Angeles, former Lakers Sasha Vujacic and Jordan Farmar had 17 and 12 points respectively.

Vujacic’s 3-pointer got New Jersey within 78-76 with just under eight minutes left in the fourth before the Lakers used a 9-0 run that concluded with a Bryant 3-pointer to regain control.

Kris Humphries notched 15 rebounds for the Nets, who have dropped seven straight on the road.

Top Game Performances

New Jersey   L.A. Lakers
Brook Lopez 35 Scoring Kobe Bryant 27
Devin Harris 8 Assists Steve Blake 5
Kris Humphries 15 Rebounds Lamar Odom 11
Brook Lopez 9 Free Throws Made Pau Gasol 8
Devin Harris 1 Steals Lamar Odom 4
Kris Humphries 1 Blocks Pau Gasol 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Jersey 88 42.4 5-19 11-17 22 45 4 3 13
L.A. Lakers 100 49.3 5-13 25-35 19 38 7 8 9

Upcoming Games

  • L.A. Lakers will play their next game on the road against L.A. Clippers. The Lakers have a W/L % of .828 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • New Jersey will play their next game on the road against Portland . The Nets have a W/L % of .200 after a win and .276 after a loss.
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