Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) - Luis Scola scored all 14 of his points in a
one-sided fourth quarter as the Phoenix Suns took care of the Kobe Bryant-less
Los Angeles Lakers, 99-76, at US Airways Center.
Wesley Johnson added 14 points and nine rebounds, while Goran Dragic had 12
points and 10 assists for Phoenix, which snapped a four-game slide by winning
the final stanza by a 28-10 margin.
Jared Dudley chipped in 13 points for a Suns bench that outscored Los Angeles'
The Lakers were without Bryant (ankle) for both games of a back-to-back and
were unable to find much offense, as they made just 33 percent of their shots
in their lowest scoring output of the season.
Steve Nash scored a team-high 19 points for Los Angeles, while Dwight Howard
totaled 16 points and 11 boards in the setback, just the club's fourth in 15
games since the All-Star break.
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