Balanced Lakers Hold Off Grizzlies, 93-84
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MEMPHIS (AP) — Kobe Bryant scored 19 points and Lamar Odom had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 93-84 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night.
Memphis got within two points in the fourth quarter, but Los Angeles took advantage of five Grizzlies turnovers to go on an 11-0 run and take an 89-76 lead.
The Lakers, who tied the season series 2-all, have won three of four overall.
The Grizzlies have lost two straight but still have won five of their last seven.
Pau Gasol scored 17 points for the Lakers.
Sam Young led the Grizzlies with 22 points, matching his career high.
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