January 31, 2009
NBA: LA Lakers 115, Memphis 98
Kobe Bryant had 25 points and Pau Gasol 24 Saturday to pace the Los Angeles Lakers' 115-98 win over the Memphis Grizzlies.
Derek Fisher added 14 points and Lamar Odom 13 for the Lakers, who have won six of their last seven games.Lakers center Andrew Bynum suffered a knee injury in the first quarter and had to be helped off the court. He had had five consecutive double-doubles, but had only seven points four minutes of action before leaving the game.
Rudy Gay had 23 points for the Grizzlies, who have lost 12 straight and are 0-3 under new Coach Lionel Hollins. O.J. Mayo added 21 points.