CLEVELAND — The Lakers ended their six-game trip with a 6-0 record after defeating Cleveland, 101-91, and ending the Cavaliers’ 23-game home-court winning streak today. Kobe Bryant came down with flu-like symptoms early this morning and was not himself. He had 19 points, hitting a back-breaking fadeaway over LeBron James in the fourth quarter.
Lamar Odom led the Lakers by scoring 28 points and grabbing 17 rebounds, both season highs. Odom had 17 points and 12 rebounds in the second half. The Lakers trailed, 61-51, at halftime, but limited the Cavaliers to 30 points on 28.2 percent shooting (11-for-39) in the second half. James scored 16 points on 5-for-20 shooting and added 12 assists.