The Los Angeles Lakers came out on fire in the first quarter against Minnesota Timberwolves and had built up a massive lead. However, similar to the last two games, they gave away much of that lead. The Lakers were able to hold on late and beat the Wolves, 111-100.
Pau Gasol led the Lakers in scoring with 22 points and had a team high 12 rebounds.
Kobe Bryant continued in his role as facilitator and limiting his shot output. Kobe ended with 17 points, 12 rebounds, and eight assists.
Lakers play the Pistons in Detroit on Sunday.
– Fern Rea