New York 92, L.A. Lakers 85

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, February 10, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Madison Square Garden, New York, New York
Officials - #54 Nick Buchert, #26 Pat Fraher, #10 Ron Garretson
Attendance - 19763

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
L.A. Lakers 15 26 19 25 85
New York 22 27 17 26 92

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Lakers 15-12 11-2 4-10 L1
New York 12-15 7-7 5-8 W4

Recap


Rookie Jeremy Lin continued his sensational start with a career-high 38 points to lead the New York Knicks to a 92-85 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.

Lin, who has become an instant star in just his fourth start, shot 13 of 23 as the Knicks won their fourth in a row.

He has scored 20-plus points in all four games. Along with posting the most points by a Knicks player this season, he also had seven assists and four rebounds. Lin tallied 18 points in the first half and had 11 in the final quarter of the game.

Kobe Bryant had 34 points and 10 rebounds for the Lakers but was just 11 of 29, including 1 of 5 on 3-pointers.

Tyson Chandler added 11 rebounds and nine points for the Knicks, and Jared Jeffries had 11 points and nine rebounds. Iman Shumpert scored 12.

Pau Gasol had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Lakers, who dropped to 4-10 on the road. Andrew Bynum grabbed 13 rebounds, and Matt Barnes scored 11 in defeat.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Lakers   New York
Kobe Bryant 34 Scoring Jeremy Lin 38
Steve Blake 3 Assists Jeremy Lin 7
Andrew Bynum 13 Rebounds Tyson Chandler 11
Kobe Bryant 11 Free Throws Made Jeremy Lin 10
Steve Blake 3 Steals Jared Jeffries 2
Andrew Bynum 3 Blocks Tyson Chandler 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Lakers 85 37.5 6-24 19-23 13 48 5 6 17
New York 92 42.9 5-21 21-34 16 41 1 9 14

Upcoming Games

  • New York will play their next game on the road against Minnesota. The Knicks have a W/L % of .583 after a win and .333 after a loss.
  • L.A. Lakers will play their next game on the road against Toronto . The Lakers have a W/L % of .533 after a win and .583 after a loss.
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