Chris Kaman, Lakers beat Celtics, 101-92

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Chris Kaman finished with 16 and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Boston Celtics, 101-92. Los Angeles (19-36) has won just three of their last 10 games.

Kaman finished 7-9, in a strong performance. Other key performers for Los Angeles were Pau Gasol with 16 points and 7 rebounds, and Jordan Hill with 10 points and 12 rebounds. Despite the loss, Jeff Green put up 21 points for Boston on 8-17 shooting, including 3-6 from behind the arc. Gerald Wallace contributed 12 points and 7 rebounds and Jared Sullinger finished with 12 points and 12 rebounds.

In addition to 18.2% from 3-point range, the Celtics tallied an eFG% of just 41.2%. They are 2-14 on the season when registering marks below 30% and 45%, respectively, in those statistics. The Lakers, conversely, are 6-5 when holding the opposition to such dismal shooting numbers.

Boston (19-37) has now dropped their last three consecutive games.

Coming up next, the Lakers play the Brooklyn Nets, who are 25-27 on the year. The Celtics meet the Sacramento Kings, currently 18-36 this season. The Lakers are 1-0 versus Brooklyn this season. The Celtics are 1-0 versus Sacramento this season.

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