Kobe Bryant and Metta World Peace each scored 10 -- with Bryant shooting 5-of-18 from the field and missing his three tries from 3-point range.
Gasol was 9-of-22 for the Lakers, who shot 44 percent from the field to Atlanta's 34.4 percent.
Los Angeles led 42-41 at halftime, but outscored the Hawks 17-10 in the third quarter and stayed in control the rest of the way.
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