|Posted on November 5, 2012 at 12:25 AM|
Dwight Howard scored 28 points, Kobe Bryant had 15 points and eight assists, and the Los Angeles Lakers finally got their first victory of the season, 108-79 over the winless Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.Metta World Peace scored 18 points and Pau Gasol added 14 for the Lakers, who went 0-8 in the preseason and started the regular season 0-3 for just the fourth time in franchise history despite adding Howard and Steve Nash over the summer.
The Lakers' growing worries about their new offense and their roster's durability vanished for a day against the struggling Pistons, who never led.
The Lakers played a lousy Pistons team. They got a convincing win when they needed it.
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