Denver, USA: Kobe Bryant's 21st career triple-double lifted the Los Angeles Lakers to a 111-103 NBA victory over the the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night.
Bryant had 23 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds at Pepsi Center for his second triple-double of the year, with Carlos Boozer adding 19 points and Ronnie Price 18 as the Lakers ended a three-game losing streak.
Elsewhere, Mike Conley poured in 30 points for Memphis, the Grizzlies securing back-to-back wins with a 95-87 success against the San Antonio Spurs.
A 26-point haul from Paul Millsap helped the Atlanta Hawks hold off a fightback from Cleveland to prevail 109-11. The Cavaliers were without LeBron James, who missed the game due to a sore knee.