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LAst Night's Action: No Revenge for the Lakers against the Spurs

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San Antonio Spurs defeat LA Lakers 121-97. No defense, no win. In Kobe Bryant's return after sitting out seven games with a shin injury, the Lakers supposedly bolstered defense was a sieve to the Spurs. Bryant had 18 points in his return while Andrew Bynum had 17 points and only two rebounds. In fact the Spurs out-rebounded the Lakers 42-29.

LA Dodgers defeat Houston Astros 3-1. In the first inning Matt Kemp hit yet another opposite field homer, his eighth overall in the season. Ted Lilly gave up a run on four hits and six walks in six innings in his win while Javy Guerra got his seventh save of the season.

LA Angels defeat Baltimore Orioles 6-3. The Angels have gotten a win in every series they played in, and so they get this one. Jerome Williams gave up all three runs on seven hits in 6 2/3 innings while his counterpart Brian Matusz continued to struggle giving up six runs, four earned in five innings. Jordan Walden got his first save of the season.

LA Dodgers at Houston Astros. 4:05 p.m. KCAL9, AM 570 KLAC.
Baltimore Orioles at LA Angels. 6:05 p.m. FSWest, AM 830 KLAA.
LA Galaxy at Colorado Rapids. 6:00 p.m. KDOC.
Philadelphia Union at Chivas USA. 7:30 p.m. FS Prime Ticket.