The Lakers had a tough time stopping Atlanta’s Joe Johnson in the first half and the Hawks had a tough time stopping Kobe Bryant. Johnson scored 20 points on 7-for-10 shooting and added five rebounds for the Hawks. Bryant countered with 19 points on 8-for-17 shooting and two rebounds for the the Lakers. Andrew Bynum added 10 points for the Lakers. He should score at will against the undersized Hawks, but was only 4-for-9.