Monday , Dec , 13 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Los Angeles Lakers Team Report – December 13

=== Los Angeles Lakers Team Report – December 13 ===

(Sports Network) – Jumaine Jones scored 22 of his 25 points in the second
quarter and his clutch three-pointer with 1:59 left helped the Los Angeles
Lakers to a 105-98 win over the Orlando Magic at the Staples Center.

Jones, who went 6-for-6 from behind the arc in the second quarter, drained his
seventh three of the game late in the fourth quarter to extend Los Angeles’
lead to 100-96. Then, with the score 102-98, Jones grabbed a key rebound of a
Kobe Bryant miss with 31 seconds remaining to extend the possession and allow
the Lakers to increase their lead.

Jones shot 9-of-11 from the field and 7-of-8 from three-point land.

Bryant finished with 22 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the Lakers,
who have won two straight and three of four. Chris Mihm added 25 points and a
career-high 14 rebounds for Los Angeles, which split the season series against
the Magic.

Lamar Odom ended with 15 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the
Lakers, who overcame a deficit as big as 12 points.

The Lakers, who play their next two on the road, return to action on Tuesday
versus the Seattle SuperSonics.