The Los Angeles Lakers improved to 2-0 under interim coach Bernie Bickerstaff, cruising past the Sacramento Kings on Sunday night, 103-90. Dwight Howard led the team with 23 points and 18 boards.Get More Los Angeles Sports at LATIMES.com
The Lakers hoped to move to 2-0 under new coach Bernie Bickerstaff as they tipped with the Kings. Superman and the Lakers jumped out to an early lead, but Sacremento hung in their into the second half. Jason Thompson's slam in transition cut the LA lead to four, but the Lakers would pull away later in the quarter. Kobe Bryant found Metta World Peace for the sweet alley oop off the turnover as the Lake Show would go on to dethrone the Kings, 103-90.