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Recap - Lakers Defeat Portland 135-115

The battle between the Lakers and Trail Blazers didn't turn out to be much of a battle at all as Portland was handed a 135-115 defeat on Monday at AdventHealth Arena.

The Lakers were a -7.0-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 226.0.

Los Angeles got 30 points from LeBron James and another 18 points from Kyle Kuzma. LeBron James contributed 10 assists, while JaVale McGee cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

The Trail Blazers got a 20-point performance from Jusuf Nurkic, who was supported by 18 points from CJ McCollum. Anfernee Simons had 6 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while Jusuf Nurkic grabbed 13 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Los Angeles were victorious, as the score was 80-51 at the break.

Portland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-41.