Bryant lifts Lakers past Bucks

Bryant lifts Lakers past Bucks

Kobe Bryant scored a game-high 37 points in leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 110-105 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks Friday night at Staples Center.

Los Angeles could not cover the 14.5-point spread, while the 215 points made it OVER the posted total of 209.

Bryant shot 12-for-25 from the field with five rebounds and seven assists, while Andrew Bynum added 25 in the win.

Mo Williams shot 10-for-21 with a team-high 28 points in a losing effort.