Memphis 111, L.A. Lakers 116

Date - Tuesday, March 13, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - FedExForum, Memphis, Tennessee
Officials - #77 Karl Lane, #41 Ken Mauer, #65 Sean Wright
Attendance - 18119

Final Scoring Summary

Final OT 1 2 3 4 X T
L.A. Lakers 21 30 20 26 19 116
Memphis 29 23 28 17 14 111

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
L.A. Lakers 0-0 0-0 0-0 W3
Memphis 0-0 0-0 0-0 L1


LAKERS 116, GRIZZLIES 111 (2OT): Andrew Bynum collected 37 points and 16 rebounds and Kobe Bryant added 34 and nine as the two All-Stars took over late for Los Angeles, denying Memphis a chance to move into third place in the Western Conference.

Pau Gasol added 14 points and eight assists for the Lakers, who have won three straight.

The Grizzlies grabbed a quick lead in the second overtime but Bryant and Bynum combined for all of the points during a 10-2 run to put the Lakers back in control.

Trailing 95-90 with 2:30 left in regulation, Los Angeles put the game in the hands of its best players and was rewarded. Bryant assisted on Bynum’s dunk to cut it to 95-92 and then buried a 3-pointer to knot it at 95-95 with 1:32 left.

Bynum grabbed a rebound at the other end and the Lakers got the ball to Bryant, who found Gasol for a dunk and the lead with 50 seconds to play.

Marc Gasol ended the drought for the Grizzlies, tying it again with a shot jumper to force the first overtime.

Bryant had a chance at the buzzer in the first overtime but missed a 16-foot jumper, setting up the second extra period.

: Memphis led by as much as 17 points in the third quarter. … Marreese Speights scored 25 points to lead six players in double figures for the Grizzlies. … The Lakers attempted 34 free throws to Memphis’ five.

Top Game Performances

L.A. Lakers   Memphis
Andrew Bynum 37 Scoring Marreese Speights 25
Pau Gasol 8 Assists Mike Conley 11
Andrew Bynum 16 Rebounds Marc Gasol 11
Kobe Bryant 11 Free Throws Made Tony Allen 4
Kobe Bryant 1 Steals Tony Allen 3
Steve Blake 2 Blocks Hamed Haddadi 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
L.A. Lakers 116 49.4 6-20 28-34 24 51 5 4 18
Memphis 111 44.8 2-19 5-5 26 47 2 15 8

Upcoming Games

  • Memphis will play their next game at home against Toronto. The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • L.A. Lakers will play their next game on the road against New Orleans . The Lakers have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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