Portland 107, L.A. Lakers 96

Boxscore | Recap
Thursday, January 5, 2012 10:30 PM
Location - Rose Garden, Portland, Oregon
Officials - #35 Kane Fitzgerald, #13 Monty McCutchen, # Josh Tiven
Attendance - 20444

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
L.A. Lakers 31 25 18 22 96
Portland 27 25 32 23 107

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Lakers 4-4 4-1 0-3 L1
Portland 5-1 4-0 1-1 W2

Recap


Gerald Wallace scored 31 points and LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 and 10 rebounds as the Portland Trail Blazers stayed unbeaten at home with a 107-96 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.

Wesley Matthews scored 16 points and sixth man Jamal Crawford had 17 for the Trail Blazers (5-1), now 4-0 at home.

For the Lakers (4-4), Kobe Bryant scored 30 and had eight rebounds and Andrew Bynum had 21 points and 12 boards. Pau Gasol scored 19.

The Blazers outscored the Lakers 32-18 in the third quarter behind 10 points from Wallace and eight from Aldridge for an 84-74 lead

The Trail Blazers are 24-6 at home against Bryant all-time and the Lakers are now 4-17 in Portland since 2000. Portland had just four turnovers to 13 by the Lakers.

The Lakers, who dropped to 0-3 on the road, came out on fire. Bynum (7 of 7) and Bryant (8 of 11) combined for 31 points on 83.3 percent shooting in the first half.

Los Angeles’ starting five was 22 of 29 (76 percent) from the field in the first half but cooled to 48 percent overall through three quarters and ended 37 of 79.

The Lakers also were 0 of 11 on 3-pointers and got no help from their bench as Metta World Peace was 0 of 5 with three turnovers and Steve Blake was 2 of 9.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Lakers   Portland
Kobe Bryant 30 Scoring Gerald Wallace 31
Derek Fisher 6 Assists Raymond Felton 10
Andrew Bynum 12 Rebounds LaMarcus Aldridge 10
Pau Gasol 5 Free Throws Made LaMarcus Aldridge 6
Derek Fisher 2 Steals Gerald Wallace 2
Andrew Bynum 3 Blocks Marcus Camby 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Lakers 96 46.8 0-11 22-27 15 47 6 2 14
Portland 107 46.1 5-12 20-26 20 39 7 5 4

Upcoming Games

  • Portland will play their next game on the road against Phoenix. The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .750 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • L.A. Lakers will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Lakers have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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