The win gave the Lakers a half-game lead over Utah in the fight for the final playoff berth in the Western Conference.
Bryant, who also had six assists and five steals in the win, was a flat 2-for-7 entering the final period and wound up with a 9-for-18 mark from the field for the game and hit 10-of-11 free throws. The Lakers outscored the visitors 34-26 in the fourth.
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