Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • POR 48.9
    • 47.1 LAL
  • Three Point %

    • POR 40.0
    • 33.3 LAL
  • Turnovers

    • POR 15
    • 16 LAL
  • Rebounds

    • POR 53
    • 54 LAL

Game Information

STAPLES Center
,
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Line: LAL -10.0
Attendance: 18,997
100%
Capacity: 19,060
Referees: Pat Fraher, Mark Lindsay, Mike Callahan
2/23/2013 ESPN.com news services

Kobe has 40 as L.A. grinds out win vs. Blazers

Kobe Bryant scored 40 points, Dwight Howard had 19 points and 16 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers capped a trying week with a gritty 111-107 victory over the slumping Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.

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Trail Blazers28272725107
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Game Flow

POR
LAL
0:00 - 4th Quarter

POR

107

LAL

111

End of the 4th Quarter

Shot Chart

  • Nicolas Batum makes three point jumper (J.J. Hickson assists)
  • J.J. Hickson makes two point shot (Damian Lillard assists)
  • Damian Lillard misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • LaMarcus Aldridge makes 10-foot two point shot
  • Wesley Matthews makes 26-foot three point jumper (Nicolas Batum assists)
  • LaMarcus Aldridge misses jumper
  • LaMarcus Aldridge misses 8-foot Running Jumper
  • J.J. Hickson makes layup (LaMarcus Aldridge assists)
  • LaMarcus Aldridge misses jumper
  • Damian Lillard misses layup
  • LaMarcus Aldridge misses driving layup
  • LaMarcus Aldridge misses layup
  • LaMarcus Aldridge makes two point shot
  • Earl Clark blocks Will Barton's layup
  • Metta World Peace blocks Nolan Smith's layup
  • Meyers Leonard makes two point shot
  • Wesley Matthews makes 23-foot three point jumper (Damian Lillard assists)
  • LaMarcus Aldridge makes 13-foot two point shot
  • Wesley Matthews misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • J.J. Hickson makes 8-foot two point shot (Nicolas Batum assists)
  • Nicolas Batum misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Damian Lillard makes 12-foot two point shot
  • J.J. Hickson misses jumper
  • J.J. Hickson makes two point shot
  • J.J. Hickson makes 20-foot jumper (Damian Lillard assists)
  • Damian Lillard misses layup
  • J.J. Hickson misses tip shot
  • LaMarcus Aldridge misses 12-foot two point shot
  • J.J. Hickson misses tip shot
  • Damian Lillard makes 25-foot three point jumper (Nicolas Batum assists)
  • Wesley Matthews misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • LaMarcus Aldridge makes 1-foot two point shot (Wesley Matthews assists)
  • Damian Lillard misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Nicolas Batum makes 12-foot jumper (J.J. Hickson assists)
  • LaMarcus Aldridge misses 20-foot jumper
  • Nicolas Batum misses 18-foot jumper
  • Damian Lillard makes driving layup
  • Damian Lillard makes two point shot
  • Damian Lillard misses 19-foot step back jumpshot
  • Will Barton misses 6-foot two point shot
  • Nicolas Batum makes 15-foot two point shot
  • Nicolas Batum makes 26-foot three point jumper (Damian Lillard assists)
  • Will Barton misses 9-foot jumper
  • Meyers Leonard makes 10-foot two point shot (Nicolas Batum assists)
  • Dwight Howard blocks LaMarcus Aldridge 's 4-foot jumper
  • Wesley Matthews makes 24-foot (LaMarcus Aldridge assists)
  • LaMarcus Aldridge misses 12-foot jumper
  • J.J. Hickson makes layup (Wesley Matthews assists)
  • Damian Lillard makes driving layup
  • Nicolas Batum misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Damian Lillard misses 28-foot three point jumper
  • LaMarcus Aldridge misses 16-foot jumper
  • Dwight Howard makes two point shot
  • Kobe Bryant misses jumper
  • Dwight Howard makes two point shot (Steve Nash assists)
  • Earl Clark makes two point shot (Kobe Bryant assists)
  • Kobe Bryant makes 7-foot two point shot (Steve Nash assists)
  • Kobe Bryant misses 23-foot jumper
  • Earl Clark misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Kobe Bryant makes driving layup (Jodie Meeks assists)
  • Kobe Bryant misses 19-foot step back jumpshot
  • Kobe Bryant makes driving layup
  • Antawn Jamison makes 2-foot two point shot (Jodie Meeks assists)
  • Meyers Leonard blocks Steve Blake's jumper
  • Antawn Jamison misses 6-foot hook shot
  • Jodie Meeks makes driving layup
  • Metta World Peace misses 20-foot jumper
  • Victor Claver blocks Metta World Peace's layup
  • Antawn Jamison misses layup
  • Dwight Howard misses tip shot
  • Dwight Howard makes two point shot (Kobe Bryant assists)
  • Steve Nash misses
  • Antawn Jamison makes layup (Metta World Peace assists)
  • Dwight Howard misses two point shot
  • Metta World Peace misses jumper
  • Dwight Howard makes 7-foot two point shot (Steve Nash assists)
  • Steve Nash misses 13-foot jumper
  • Kobe Bryant makes driving layup
  • Kobe Bryant misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Dwight Howard misses layup
  • Kobe Bryant makes 3-foot two point shot
  • Kobe Bryant makes 11-foot two point shot
  • Steve Nash misses 13-foot jumper
  • Antawn Jamison misses 22-foot three point jumper
  • Antawn Jamison makes layup
  • Kobe Bryant makes driving layup
  • Kobe Bryant misses 18-foot jumper
  • Antawn Jamison misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Antawn Jamison misses layup
  • Jodie Meeks makes 24-foot three point jumper (Dwight Howard assists)
  • Dwight Howard makes driving layup (Steve Blake assists)
  • Metta World Peace makes 25-foot three point jumper
  • Jodie Meeks makes layup (Dwight Howard assists)
  • Dwight Howard makes 6-foot two point shot
  • Metta World Peace makes 2-foot two point shot
  • Steve Blake misses 17-foot jumper
  • Dwight Howard misses 8-foot hook shot
  • Kobe Bryant makes 15-foot two point shot
  • Metta World Peace makes driving layup
  • Kobe Bryant makes driving layup
  • Steve Nash misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Kobe Bryant misses 13-foot two point shot
  • Steve Nash makes 7-foot two point shot

Research Notes

  • Kobe Bryant recorded his fifth 40-point game this season Friday against the Trail Blazers, tying him with Carmelo Anthony for the second-most such games in the NBA this season. Kevin Durant leads the NBA with six this season.It also marked Bryant's 117th-career 40-point game. Only Wilt Chamberlain (271) and Michael Jordan (173) have recorded more such games in NBA history.

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