Andrew Bynum controlled the middle in the first half in San Antonio with 10 points, 19 rebounds and a blocked shot, leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 48-43 halftime lead over the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center. The Lakers are finishing up a three-game road trip, with Kobe Bryant missing all three road contests.
Bynum made five of 15 shots in the first half for his 10 points, but was a major factor on defense as well. In addition to the 19 rebounds, Bynum helped hold the Spurs to 42.5% shooting. Bynum also had eight offensive rebounds. Bynum's career high is 23 rebounds.
Tim Duncan led a balanced scoring attack for the Spurs with eight points, one of five Spurs with at least six points.
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