Lakers 97, Magic 84

The Lakers rallied from nine-points down in the first half to win by double-digits tonight, rallying past the Orlando Magic at Staples Center for their 10th victory in 11 games since the All-Star break. They passed the Dallas Mavericks for second place in the Western Conference standings. Pau Gasol scored 23 points, Kobe Bryant and Lamar Odom each had 16, Derek Fisher scored 15 and Andrew Bynum scored 10 points and tied his career high with 18 rebounds. Dwight Howard had 22 points and 15 rebounds for the Magic.