Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Kobe Bryant poured in 38 points to propel
the Los Angeles Lakers to a 104-100 Western Conference quarterfinal Game 2
victory over the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday.
Andrew Bynum followed up his Game 1 triple-double with a playoff career-high
27 points and Pau Gasol contributed 13 points and 10 rebounds to help the
Lakers hold on in a game they never trailed.
Ramon Sessions chipped in 14 points as the Lakers went up 2-0 in the series.
Ty Lawson connected on 11-of-17 shots from the floor en route to 25 points,
but Denver still lost its eighth consecutive road playoff game. Kenneth Faried
scored 14 points and grabbed 10 boards while four other Nuggets scored in
Game 3 is set for Friday at Pepsi Center.
The Sports Network