It took 3 1/2 months, and an overtime period on Friday, but the Lakers are over .500 again. The Lakers (32-31) beat Toronto, 118-116, at Staples Center on Friday night, thanks primarily to Kobe Bryant. The All-Star guard scored 41 points, including a two-handed dunk over DeMar DeRozan to give the Lakers a 117-115 lead with 10.6 seconds to go. Bryant also led the Lakers with 12 assists.
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