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NBA roundup: Kobe Bryant lifts Lakers over Bobcats

Kobe Bryant shrugged off a scoreless first half to finish with 20 points, 8 assists, and 7 rebounds and the Lakers overcome a 20-point second-half deficit to beat the Bobcats, 100-93, Friday night at Charlotte, N.C.

The Lakers avoided a costly defeat to the NBA’s worst team and pulled within three games of .500.

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