Elton Brand has been anything but a bust this season for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Kobe Bryant scored 33 points and hit a tiebreaking jumper with 1:15 to play, and the Los Angeles Lakers bounced back from consecutive home losses with a 102-98 victory over the pesky Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night.
The Los Angeles Lakers made a minor lineup adjustment which paid huge dividends to help end their recent skid, while the Philadelphia 76ers have been forced to play without one of their top players.
Lamar Odom scored 28 points, Pau Gasol had 19 points and 13 rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers 93-81 on Friday night.
The Los Angeles Lakers are slowly becoming more offensively efficient as they progress through their road trip.
Jrue Holiday scored 24 points and Andre Iguodala had eight of his 20 points in Philadelphia’s dominating third quarter to lead the surging 76ers to a 105-91 victory over the road-weary Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night.