Halftime: Lakers 54, Clippers 44

What, you expected something different? The Lakers led by as many as 19 points in the first half and seemed to be toying with the Clippers. Lamar Odom had 12 points against his former team. Kobe Bryant added 11. Lakers coach Phil Jackson played everyone on the active roster in the first half, even Adam Morrison. Eric Gordon had 11 points and Zach Randolph added nine for the Clippers. Marcus Camby (sprained left ankle), Mardy Collins (sore right foot), Ricky Davis (sore left knee) and Chris Kaman (flu-like symptoms) didn’t play for the Clippers. Going into the game, the Clippers had a combined 222 games lost due to illness, injury and suspension this season.

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