L.A. Lakers 113, New York 96

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, February 11, 2011 8:00 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - # Brent Barnaky, #61 Courtney Kirkland, #41 Ken Mauer
Attendance - 19763

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
L.A. Lakers 30 32 23 28 113
New York 28 20 20 28 96

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Lakers 38-16 19-8 19-8 W4
New York 26-26 14-12 12-14 L2

Recap

Kobe Bryant had 33 points and 10 rebounds and Pau Gasol scored 20 points as the Los Angeles Lakers cruised to a 113-96 victory over the host New York Knicks on Friday.

Bryant made 12 of 17 shots and hit four 3-point baskets while topping 30 points for the fifth time in eight games in helping Los Angeles (38-16) improve to 4-0 on its seven-game road trip.

Amar'e Stoudemire had 24 points and 10 rebounds and Raymond Felton added 20 points for New York (26-26).

Bryant scored 19 first-quarter points but Los Angeles led by just two points when the period concluded. Gasol started and finished a 24-10 second-quarter run with 3-point plays as the Lakers took a 54-41 lead with under three minutes left in the half.

Los Angeles stretched the lead to 18 in the third quarter before the Knicks used a 10-1 run to get within 71-62. The Lakers then scored six straight points, five by Bryant, and pulled away with their largest lead being 22 points.

Lamar Odom had 14 points, Andrew Bynum had 12 points and nine rebounds and Shannon Brown added 12 points for the Lakers.

Danilo Gallinari scored 14 points and Wilson Chandler added 13 points for the Knicks, who have lost 11 of 15 games.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Lakers   New York
Kobe Bryant 33 Scoring Amar'e Stoudemire 24
Steve Blake 7 Assists Raymond Felton 7
Kobe Bryant 10 Rebounds Timofey Mozgov 11
Kobe Bryant 5 Free Throws Made Danilo Gallinari 6
Ron Artest 3 Steals Raymond Felton 3
Ron Artest 1 Blocks Amar'e Stoudemire 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Lakers 113 53.6 6-15 17-25 22 41 3 9 14
New York 96 41.2 5-20 21-24 22 44 2 9 18

Upcoming Games

  • New York will play their next game on the road against New Jersey. The Knicks have a W/L % of .615 after a win and .385 after a loss.
  • L.A. Lakers will play their next game on the road against Orlando . The Lakers have a W/L % of .757 after a win and .588 after a loss.
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