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Despite Triple Digits, Pacers Fall To Lakers

Last updated on Wednesday, November 21, 2007

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) - The Los Angeles Lakers scored a season high in points as they beat the Indiana Pacers 134-114 at Conseco Fieldhouse.

Kobe Bryant scored 32 points, Jordan Farmar had a career high 18 points and Andrew Bynum added 17 points and ten rebounds as the Lakers won their fourth straight game despite being shorthanded.

The Lakers were without Brian Cook and Maurice Evans, who were traded to Orlando earlier in the day for forward Trevor Ariza. The moves left Los Angeles with just twelve players in uniform, eleven of whom scored in the game.

Shawne Williams scored a career-high 24 points with Danny Granger adding 17 for the Pacers it was the worst home defeat for the blue-and-gold since losing by 24 to New Jersey in March of 2001.

The Pacers have lost seven of their last eight heading to tonight's game in New Orleans against the Hornets. New Orleans is 9-and-3 and a half-game behind San Antonio for the best record in the western conference.

The hornets saw a five-game win streak come to an end on Monday when they lost to the Orlando Magic at home 95-88.

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