Lakers get first win, Knicks remain unbeaten

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Updated: November 5, 2012

Dwight Howard finally delivered the Lakers their first win, New York and Orlando remain unbeaten, while Atlanta and Toronto also registered wins on Sunday nights NBA match ups.

The collection of superstars at the Lakers finally delivered some cheer to the home fans in the Stapels Center, with a 108-79 thrashing of the Pistons, their first win of the season. Dwight Howard was on fire with 28 points and 7 rebounds, powering the Lakers to a 28 point lead at half time. The winning result will come with much relief following their worst start to a season in 34 years, after dropping games to Dallas, Portland and the Clippers.

Carmelo Anthony contributed with 27 points and Smith with 20 as the Knicks went 2-0 in a 100-84 win over Philadelphia.

Atlanta enjoyed a fourth quarter points surge beating Oklahoma 104-95, while Orlando beat Phoenix 115-94 and Toronto downed Minnesota 105-86.

Tonight’s action features 8 match ups. New York will be looking for a second consecutive win over Philadelphia, San Antonio hope to go 4-0 against Indiana, Phoenix travel to Miami to take on James and co. while Minnesota attempt to get back to winning ways at Brooklyn. Other games tonight include Utah at Memphis, Portland at Dallas and Golden State at Sacramento.

Here are your odds on 2BET2.

New York +145 @ Philadelphia -164

Phoenix +950 @ Miami -1350

Utah +182 @ Memphis _212

Portland +155 @ Dallas -178

Indiana +286 @ San Antonio -340

Golden State +117 @ Sacramento -130

Cleveland +450 @ LA Clippers -633