POSTED: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 1:58am
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 1:59am
LOS ANGELES, Ca (NBC33) — Kobe Bryant showed no signs of injury while scoring 19 points Tuesday night as the Lakers took the upper hand in the playoff series defeating the New Orleans Hornets, 106-90. All five of the Lakers starters scored in double figures. The series now shifts back to New Orleans for game six. The Hornets now down 3-2, will face elimination Thursday night at 7 p.m.
Trevor Ariza led all scorers with 22 points. Chris Paul finished the game with 21 points.