Kobe Bryant led the Los Angeles Lakers to a 106-99 win over the San Antonio Spurs Sunday in a key National Basketball Association matchup.
Bryant had 34 points and eight rebounds in the contest between division leaders.
The Phoenix Suns won their 10th straight game, cruising past the Charlotte Bobcats, 114-84.
The Seattle SuperSonics overcame a 16-point half-time deficit to beat the Golden State Warriors, 117-115.
In the only other NBA games Sunday, the Portland Trail Blazers downed the Toronto Raptors, 93-83, and the Sacramento Kings snapped a five-game losing streak with an easy 117-92 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.
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