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Toronto Raptors vs. Los Angeles Lakers 12/8/13: Video Highlights and Recap

Martin TelleriaSenior Analyst IIIDecember 24, 2016

Months of waiting and patience finally paid off for fans of the Los Angeles Lakers, as Kobe Bryant made his much-anticipated debut when the Lakers welcomed the Toronto Raptors into Staples Center Sunday night. 

Kobe struggled to nine points on 2-of-9 shooting, eight rebounds, four assists and eight turnovers in 28 minutes of action. Amir Johnson, meanwhile, scored a career-high 32 points to help lead the Raptors to the 106-94 victory on the road.

Toronto improved to 7-12 on the season, while Los Angeles dropped to 10-10.

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