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NBA: LA Lakers 101, Golden State 77

Nov. 10, 2012 at 1:02 AM

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant's 27 points helped Los Angeles pull away in the second half Friday and the Lakers ended a tumultuous day by downing Golden State 101-77.

Los Angles dismissed Coach Mike Brown earlier in the day and replaced him on an interim basis with assistant Bernie Bickerstaff.

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The Lakers, who had lost four of their first five games this season, responded with a solid performance against the Warriors.

Bryant made 10-of-18 shots from the field, had a blocked shot and made two steals. Pau Gasol added 14 points and Jordan Hill also had 14 off the bench.

The Warriors were within a point early in the third period before the Lakers began to take over.

Stephen Curry scored 18 points to lead Golden State.

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