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NBA: LA Lakers 111, Philadelphia 98

Dec. 16, 2012 at 9:11 PM   |   Comments

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant poured in 34 points and Metta World Peace added 19 with 16 rebounds Sunday in the Los Angeles Lakers' 111-98 victory over Philadelphia.

Dwight Howard contributed 17 points and 11 boards as the Lakers won their second straight in the wake of a four-game skid. Darius Morris (15 points) and former 76ers star Jodie Meeks (12) also played big roles in the Lakers' triumph.

Bryant also handed out six assists.

Philadelphia struggled in their second consecutive game without point guard Jrue Holiday, who is out with a foot injury.

The Sixers were led by Nick Young with 30 points and Evan Turner with 16 points and six assists.

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