facebook
twitter
search
search

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers 92, Brooklyn 83

Feb. 5, 2013 at 11:53 PM

NEW YORK, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Kobe Bryant put in 21 points Tuesday and the Los Angeles Lakers bested Brooklyn 92-83 despite playing without Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace.

Bryant also provided eight rebounds, four assists and four steals as the Lakers stayed hot with their sixth win in seven contests.

Howard missed the game with a shoulder injury while World Peace was serving a one-game suspension, but Los Angeles went on a decisive 10-0 run in the fourth quarter to lock up the win.

Steve Nash chipped in with 17 points and eight assists while Earl Clark supplied 14 points and 12 rebounds in the victory.

The Nets got 30 points from Brook Lopez in the loss.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
LeBron, Cleveland Cavaliers not talking just yet
San Antonio Spurs optimistic about Ginobili returning
Texas Rangers' Hamilton now dealing with groin strain
Dillon wins Firecracker 250 at Daytona
Washington Nationals' Strasburg goes on DL with oblique strain