Saturday Morning Suicides: Kobe Bryant starts, but Dwight Howard finishes strong as Lakers defeat Pacers 99-93

Posted in Blogroll on March 16th, 2013 by Ron Glover

(Washington Post)

(Michael Conroy/ Associated Press ) - Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, left, draws a play for center Dwight Howard as they sit on the bench in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis, Friday, March 15, 2013.

Unable to finish against the Pacers, Kobe Bryant had no problem scripting out the Lakers’ game plan for Dwight Howard.

Kobe Bryant gave it a go on his injured ankle, but could only last 12 minutes against the Indiana Pacers. The Lakers compensated with 35 points between reserves Steve Blake and Antawn Jamison — they combined for 9-14 shooting from beyond the arc. Dwight Howard anchored Los Angeles at both ends of the floor in a 99-93 victory.

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