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Kobe Bryant scores 38 as Lakers pull out of skid just in time, beating Minnesota to end losing streak at 10

Kobe Bryant scores 38 as Lakers pull out of skid just in time, beating Minnesota to end losing streak at 10

Sorry, history. Infamy will have to wait for another day.

The Lakers avoided sole possession of the longest losing streak in their 68-year existence, beating the Minnesota Timberwolves, 119-115, to end a 10-game slump.

They were startlingly efficient Tuesday night, led by their least accurate starter this season.

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It was throwback night for Kobe Bryant, who flicked away his 34.9% shooting percentage by scoring 38 points and making seven of 11 three-point attempts.

It was bad enough that it got this far, the...

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