L.A. Lakers 109, New York 87

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, January 9, 2011 9:30 PM
Location - Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Officials - #30 Tony Brown, #57 Greg Willard, #40 Leon Wood
Attendance - 18997

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New York 21 26 23 17 87
L.A. Lakers 25 27 29 28 109

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New York 21-15 10-7 11-8 L1
L.A. Lakers 27-11 14-5 13-6 W4

Recap

Kobe Bryant scored 27 points, Pau Gasol had 20 points and 14 rebounds and Lamar Odom had 18 rebounds and 13 points as the Los Angeles Lakers earned a 109-87 victory over the visiting New York Knicks on Sunday night at Staples Center.

Los Angeles (27-11) has won four in a row and seven straight against the Knicks (21-15).

Andrew Bynum scored 18 points and Bryant finished with just 10-of-28 shooting from the field. Bryant had 10 rebounds and Shannon Brown added 16 points.

Amar'e Stoudemire had a team-high 23 points and 10 rebounds for the Knicks, who saw their three-game winning streak come to an end.

Wilson Chandler scored 19 and Landry Fields and Raymond Felton scored 12 points apiece.

Lakers forward Matt Barnes will have surgery Tuesday to repair torn cartilage in his right knee, and is expected to sidelined for several weeks.

Top Game Performances

New York   L.A. Lakers
Amar'e Stoudemire 23 Scoring Kobe Bryant 27
Raymond Felton 7 Assists Kobe Bryant 5
Amar'e Stoudemire 10 Rebounds Lamar Odom 18
Amar'e Stoudemire 9 Free Throws Made Pau Gasol 10
Wilson Chandler 3 Steals Ron Artest 2
Amar'e Stoudemire 6 Blocks Pau Gasol 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New York 87 36.0 8-25 17-25 21 42 11 9 14
L.A. Lakers 109 41.8 8-17 25-31 22 61 6 8 13

Upcoming Games

  • L.A. Lakers will play their next game at home against Cleveland. The Lakers have a W/L % of .808 after a win and .500 after a loss.
  • New York will play their next game on the road against Portland . The Knicks have a W/L % of .714 after a win and .400 after a loss.
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