L.A. Clippers 91, L.A. Lakers 96

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 10:30 PM
Location - Staples Center, Los Angeles, California
Officials - # Marat Kogut, #71 Rodney Mott, #32 Eddie F. Rush
Attendance - 18997

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
L.A. Clippers 27 24 20 20 91
L.A. Lakers 25 24 19 28 96

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Clippers 9-6 8-2 1-4 L1
L.A. Lakers 11-8 10-2 1-6 W1

Recap


Kobe Bryant scored 24 points and Pau Gasol added 23 points and 10 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers earned a 96-91 victory over their co-tenant Clippers on Wednesday night.

The Lakers (11-8) snapped a three-game losing streak against the Clippers (9-6).

Bryant added seven rebounds and six assists but also had seven turnovers. Andrew Bynum had 19 points and six rebounds.

Lakers rookie Andrew Goudelock scored a season-high 14. He had 10 points total in 10 games this season.

Clippers point guard Chris Paul, making his return after a five-game absence because of a left hamstring injury, had 12 assists.

Blake Griffin had 26 points and nine rebounds. Mo Williams scored 16 as did Caron Butler, who was scoreless in the fourth quarter.

The Lakers took their first lead since the opening basket with 6:26 remaining on Bryant's 3-pointer and boosted it to 84-80 on four free throws.

Metta World Peace made a 3-pointer and assisted Bynum's dunk for an 89-84 lead. World Peace finished a plus-20 despite just three points by adding seven assists and five rebounds with no turnovers.

Bynum made a layup and blocked DeAndre Jordan to help the Lakers preserve the victory.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Clippers   L.A. Lakers
Blake Griffin 26 Scoring Kobe Bryant 24
Chris Paul 12 Assists Metta World Peace 7
Blake Griffin 9 Rebounds Pau Gasol 10
Chauncey Billups 7 Free Throws Made Kobe Bryant 8
Caron Butler 3 Steals Metta World Peace 2
Solomon Jones 2 Blocks Andrew Bynum 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Clippers 91 42.5 8-23 9-14 20 42 4 8 13
L.A. Lakers 96 48.5 8-16 24-32 20 36 8 4 16

Upcoming Games

  • L.A. Lakers will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The Lakers have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .556 after a loss.
  • L.A. Clippers will play their next game at home against Memphis. The Clippers have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .800 after a loss.
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