The Lakers rebounded from a loss in Phoenix by rebounding in a win in Minnesota.
The Lakers dominated the Wolves 57-40 on the boards. With Dwight Howard sitting out with a re-aggravated shoulder, his teammates all chipped in to fill the void, and an incredible six Lakers ended up pulling down at least seven rebounds on the night.
While I cannot tell you the last time that happened in the NBA, I can assure you it doesn’t happen very often.
Although it wasn’t pretty, the Lakers got the job done. This game had more to it than just another win. If the Lakers had lost this one the season would have been in serious jeopardy.