KOBE Bryant and Pau Gasol led the Lakers with 21 points apiece and Los Angeles finished a four-game road trip with a 96-92 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).
Nick Young scored 18 points, and Jodie Meeks added 13 for the Lakers, who were coming off a 114-100 loss at Atlanta on Monday.
Zach Randolph scored 18 points and a season-high 16 rebounds for Memphis.
Bryant played 32 minutes in the point guard position, the longest in a game since returning from his torn left Achilles' tendon. He was 9 for 18 from the field and the 21 points matches his season-high.