Lakers – Kings Postgame Numbers

We highlighted some of the more interesting numbers from L.A.’s Friday evening loss at STAPLES Center, which saw the team’s record fall to 33-14 on the season.

26,972 Points scored in the career of Kobe Bryant, which places him at No. 8 on the all-time scoring list. With his 13th point in the first quarter that came on a one-handed dunk, Bryant surpassed Hakeem Olajuwon (26,946 points).

45 Combined points for DeMarcus Cousins (27) and Samuel Dalembert (18), whom Phil Jackson said “took it to our guys” from the outset. Cousins caught fire in the first quarter and Dalembert in the third, together helping the Kings outrebound the Lakers 42-36.

38 Points in a losing effort for Bryant, who started the game hot but finished only 2-of-12 in the fourth quarter to get to 13-for-27 in the game.

21 First quarter points for Bryant on 8-of-11 field goals.

17 Points off the bench for Shannon Brown, who made 7-of-11 shots including three three-pointers while playing 25 minutes.

14 Sacramento’s margin for points in the paint at 50-36, a category usually controlled by the Lakers.

4 Shots made by both Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum, who combined for only 21 points, six fewer than Kings rookie DeMarcus Cousins.

0 Shots made by Lamar Odom, who was 0-for-7 from the field. He did have eight rebounds, four assists and two blocks.