2 Lakers who got banged up on Friday, as Matt Barnes aggravated the knee from which he was supposed to return before the game started, and Derek Fisher hurt his left elbow after being tied up with Charlotte’s Kwame Brown late in the third quarter.
6 Straight wins for the Lakers out of the All-Star break.
7 Turnovers for the Lakers, a number certainly approved by Phil Jackson.
17 Season high rebounds grabbed by Andrew Bynum, who had 13 at the half. He finished one point short (nine) of his third double-double in four games, though he did add another season high with six blocks.
27 Game-high points scored by Kobe Bryant, though it did take him 25 field goal attempts (10 makes) to get there.
38.8 Lakers’ shooting percentage in the first half, which didn’t end up hurting the home team since they held the Bobcats to an even worse shooting half at 34 percent.
39.5 Lakers’ shooting percentage in the game, which was 0.4 percentage points higher than that of Charlotte, allowing L.A. a rare second straight victory while shooting under 40 percent.
93.0 The two teams’ collective free throw shooting percentage, as the Lakers converted 19-of-21 from the stripe and Charlotte 9-of-9.