Lakers – Sixers Postgame Numbers

We highlighted some of the more interesting numbers from L.A.’s New Years Eve win over the Philadelphia 76ers at STAPLES Center, which improved the team’s record to 23-10 on the season.

14 L.A.’s biggest lead of the evening, attained in the third quarter. Philly did not lead once, though they did manage to come all the way back to tie the game at 98 in the final moments.

15 Season-high number of rebounds grabbed by Andrew Bynum.

16 Points in the paint advantage for the Lakers, who utilized their size advantage at several positions (particularly through Bryant, Gasol and Bynum) quite well.

21 Points averaged by Lamar Odom in two games off the bench, adding 18 against Philly after scoring 24 against New Orleans on Wednesday.

33 Points for Kobe Bryant, the first time he’s gone for 30+ since Dec. 15 at Indiana (31). Bryant made 13-of-24 shots, scoring from all of his favorite spots on the evening, and sank two critical free throws with 1.9 seconds remaining to seal the game for the Lakers.

51.2 L.A.’s field goal percentage on the evening.

75 Shooting percentage for Pau Gasol, who sank nine of his 12 shots, all in the first three quarters. The Spaniard grabbed eight rebounds as well, second to Bynum’s 15, in 33 minutes.