Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/5/12
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Lakers' fantastic foursome finally had its coming out party. However, it came a few games late, and without a quarter of the star-power. With Steve Nash sidelined due to a non-displaced fracture in his left leg, the other half of the Lakers' offseason haul took over. Center Dwight Howard scored 28 points in Los Angeles' 108-79 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night at Staples Center. The Lakers lost their first three games of the season before Sunday's runaway win. The Pistons fell to 0-3. Howard connected on 12 of 14 field-goal attempts -- but only four of nine free throws -- to go along with seven rebounds and three blocks. Howard led five Lakers in double figures, as a balanced effort helped dispose of the Pistons easily. Los Angeles jumped out to a 34-13 lead after the first quarter and never let Detroit back into the game. Metta World Peace added 18 points for the Lakers, and Kobe Bryant contributed 15 in Los Angeles' first win o...
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