Halftime: Lakers 51, 76ers 42

PHILADELPHIA — Pau Gasol scored 11 points and Ron Artest had 10 as the Lakers held a small lead at halftime tonight. Gasol also had five rebounds and five assists. Kobe Bryant, in his return to Philadelphia, scored only two points in the first half. Lamar Odom added eight points in a reserve role. Elton Brand led Philadelphia with 11 points.