Kobe leads Lakers to beat Trail Blazers 111-107

Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) With 15 of 23 from the floor and nine of nine behind the free throw line, Kobe Bryant claimed 40 points for Los Angeles Lakers, helping the team record a 111-107 victory against the Trail Blazers.

Feb 23 2013, 3:52am CST | by

Kobe leads Lakers to beat Trail Blazers 111-107
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Los Angeles, Feb 23 — With 15 of 23 from the floor and nine of nine behind the free throw line, Kobe Bryant claimed 40 points for Los Angeles Lakers, helping the team record a 111-107 victory against the Trail Blazers.

Friday's game was Kobe's fifth 40-point game this season and the 117th of his career. Dwight Howard also had a standout game, finishing with 19 points and 16 rebounds, reports Xinhua.

The Trail Blazers' J.J. Hickson had a strong game as well, shooting 11-for-15 and finishing with 22 points and 11 rebounds. Rookie Damian Lillard played with a great attitude, contributing 19 points and seven assists for the Trail Blazers.

The Los Angeles Lakers are now ranked ninth in Western Conference with 27-29. They are trying their best to catch up the Houston Rockets who took the eighth place with 31-26.

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