Lakers 120, Jazz 91

Game 45: Tuesday in Los Angeles: The Lakers led by 15 after one quarter and 28 at half in easy win.


RECORD: 27-18

HOME: 15-7

AWAY: 12-11


The Utah Jazz lost at home — 94-82 — on Nov. 19 to San Antonio after sweeping the Spurs 4-0 last season. ... On Monday, it was announced that Gregg Popovich earned the right to coach the Western Conference All-Star team thanks to San Antonio's league-best record (38-7) .... Utah has sputtered to five losses in a row, but the Spurs have won nine of 10.