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Portland Falls 128-120 to Lakers - Recap

Los Angeles earned a 128-120 victory over Portland on Saturday, getting 24 points from Kyle Kuzma at Moda Center at the Rose Quarter.

Bettors who backed the Lakers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -5.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 224.0.

LeBron James had 21 points for Los Angeles and Anthony Davis chipped in with 20 points. LeBron James had 16 assists for the Lakers, while Anthony Davis was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Portland got 31 points from Damian Lillard in a losing cause and another 19 points from Hassan Whiteside. Damian Lillard contributed 9 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Hassan Whiteside had 16 rebounds.

Los Angeles led at halftime, 71-64.

Los Angeles won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-39.

Los Angeles heads into a battle against the Mavericks. Portland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Phoenix.