Los Angeles Lakers defeat New York Knicks, 100-90

LOS ANGELES - Only the A-list stars are supposed to show up fashionably late for Lakers games.

The Knicks, though, tweaked that concept Tuesday night by arriving 55 minutes before tip-off due to congestion on the 10 Freeway.

"Traffic jam," Mike D'Antoni said.

It was a late arrival and an even earlier departure for D'Antoni's club as the defending champion Lakers broke the game open in the third quarter and cruised to a 100-90 victory.

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