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Roundup: Lakers nip Wizards to end 4-game skid

Straining to work out the kinks in an offense coach Mike D'Antoni compared to dancing with two left feet, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers even struggled to put away the Washington Wizards.

A night after joking about wanting to face the Washington Generals, the Harlem Globetrotters’ longtime foils, Bryant scored 30 points, and reserve Jodie Meeks added 24, helping the visiting Lakers beat the Wizards, 102-96, Friday night to end a four-game losing streak.

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