Monday, May 3, 2010

Lakers Wins Game 1

The Los Angeles Lakers, behind the rejuvenated Kobe Bryant, won over their archival Utah Jazz 104-99 in game 1 of the Western semifinal series. Kobe Bryant made clutch baskets down the stretch scoring 10 of his team's final 14 points. Bryant finished with 31 points, his first back-to back 30 point-game after one long month. Pau Gasol added 25 points, 12 rebounds and five block shots. Utah Jazz collapsed in the endgame after leading by as much as 4 points in the final minutes of the fourth quarter. Kobe Bryant did most of the damage and Lamar Odom made a putback that saw their lead back to three, 98-95 before Bryant took charge again abusing Wes Matthews defense down the stretch. The Utah Jazz were led by Deron Williams scoring 24 points with 8 assists and Carlos Boozer's 18 points, 12 rebounds.The Los Angeles Lakers aims to win Game 2 for a 2-0 lead.


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