Team Stats

  • Field Goal %

    • LAL 45.1
    • 43.4 WSH
  • Three Point %

    • LAL 27.6
    • 38.1 WSH
  • Turnovers

    • LAL 13
    • 19 WSH
  • Rebounds

    • LAL 51
    • 53 WSH

Game Information

Verizon Center
  • Washington, DC
Attendance: 20,308
100%
Capacity: 20,173
Referees: Scott Wall, Michael Smith, Violet Palmer
12/15/2012 Associated Press

Kobe, Lakers edge Wizards to snap losing skid

Kobe Bryant scored 30 points and reserve Jodie Meeks added 24, helping the Lakers beat the Wizards 102-96 on Friday to end a four-game losing streak.

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Wizards2530142796

Game Flow

LAL
WSH
0:00 - 4th Quarter

LAL

102

WSH

96

End of Game

Shot Chart

  • Metta World Peace misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Kobe Bryant misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Chris Duhon makes 27-foot three point jumper (Dwight Howard assists)
  • Dwight Howard makes dunk (Chris Duhon assists)
  • Devin Ebanks makes two point shot (Chris Duhon assists)
  • Kobe Bryant makes driving layup
  • Kobe Bryant misses 13-foot jumper
  • Jodie Meeks misses layup
  • Metta World Peace misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Cartier Martin blocks Dwight Howard's layup
  • Jodie Meeks makes two point shot
  • Shaun Livingston blocks Jodie Meeks 's 25-foot three point jumper
  • Darius Morris makes 25-foot three point jumper (Kobe Bryant assists)
  • Robert Sacre makes two point shot
  • Devin Ebanks makes 21-foot jumper
  • Jodie Meeks makes 24-foot three point jumper (Metta World Peace assists)
  • Jodie Meeks makes driving layup
  • Jodie Meeks makes three point jumper (Metta World Peace assists)
  • Jodie Meeks misses three point jumper
  • Metta World Peace makes driving layup
  • Metta World Peace makes driving layup
  • Devin Ebanks makes two point shot (Chris Duhon assists)
  • Metta World Peace makes layup (Dwight Howard assists)
  • Dwight Howard misses jumper
  • Emeka Okafor blocks Devin Ebanks 's 6-foot jumper
  • Kobe Bryant misses jumper
  • Chris Duhon misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Dwight Howard makes layup (Kobe Bryant assists)
  • Kobe Bryant makes 15-foot two point shot
  • Jodie Meeks makes two point shot
  • Jodie Meeks makes 24-foot three point jumper (Kobe Bryant assists)
  • Metta World Peace misses 45-foot three point jumper
  • Jodie Meeks makes two point shot
  • Metta World Peace misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Kobe Bryant misses 15-foot jumper
  • Jodie Meeks misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Dwight Howard makes 7-foot two point shot
  • Dwight Howard misses jumper
  • Metta World Peace misses 28-foot three point jumper
  • Kobe Bryant misses 21-foot jumper
  • Kobe Bryant makes two point shot
  • Chris Duhon misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Dwight Howard blocks Jordan Crawford 's 4-foot jumper
  • Bradley Beal misses jumper
  • Kevin Seraphin misses jumper
  • Emeka Okafor makes 7-foot two point shot
  • Bradley Beal makes 8-foot two point shot
  • Kevin Seraphin misses layup
  • Nenê makes driving layup
  • Martell Webster makes two point shot
  • Nenê makes driving dunk (Cartier Martin assists)
  • Cartier Martin makes driving layup
  • Jordan Crawford makes two point shot
  • Robert Sacre blocks Jordan Crawford's jumper
  • Cartier Martin misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Shaun Livingston misses jumper
  • Shaun Livingston makes two point shot (Nenê assists)
  • Emeka Okafor misses jumper
  • Emeka Okafor misses 6-foot jumper
  • Jordan Crawford makes 9-foot two point shot
  • Kevin Seraphin misses jumper
  • Dwight Howard blocks Kevin Seraphin's jumper
  • Jordan Crawford misses jumper
  • Cartier Martin misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Kevin Seraphin misses jumper
  • Cartier Martin misses 26-foot three point jumper
  • Martell Webster misses 18-foot jumper
  • Shaun Livingston misses 16-foot jumper
  • Shaun Livingston makes dunk (Nenê assists)
  • Nenê misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Martell Webster makes layup (Nenê assists)
  • Nenê makes jumper (Jordan Crawford assists)
  • Nenê makes driving dunk (Jordan Crawford assists)
  • Martell Webster makes two point shot (Jordan Crawford assists)
  • Jordan Crawford misses 21-foot jumper
  • Cartier Martin misses three point jumper
  • Jordan Crawford misses 19-foot jumper
  • Cartier Martin misses 23-foot three point jumper
  • Bradley Beal misses 24-foot three point jumper
  • Kevin Seraphin makes two point shot (Jordan Crawford assists)
  • Jordan Crawford misses jumper
  • Kevin Seraphin makes two point shot (Martell Webster assists)
  • Cartier Martin misses 25-foot three point jumper
  • Bradley Beal misses 23-foot three point jumper

Research Notes

  • The Lakers entered Friday's game with the Wizards tied for 26th in the NBA forcing just 13.4 turnovers per game. They forced a season-high 19 turnovers against the Wizards.

  • From Elias: Kobe Bryant has played at least 40 minutes in 5 straight games for the 1st time in his career since January of 2009.

  • Friday's win over the Wizards marked the second game this season the Lakers won when Kobe Bryant scored at least 30 points. They are now 2-and-11 in such games this season. Their other victory came on November 16th when Bryant scored 31 points in a 114-102 win against the Suns.

  • Kobe Bryant shot just 31 percent from the field tonight including 1 of 8 from beyond the arc, but a lower output from Kobe has meant more Lakers wins so far this year.

  • Kobe Bryant has recorded 13 games this season with at least 30 points, the most in the NBA.Bryant has 30 points in each of the last 5 games, the longest streak in the NBA this season.

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