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Bryant, Lakers outlast Wolves, 106-101

The Los Angeles Lakers looked like they were going to run away with a blowout win over the Timberwolves, but a third-quarter rally made things interesting. And then Kobe Bryant took over.
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The Los Angeles Lakers looked like they were going to run away with a blowout win over the Timberwolves, but a third-quarter rally made things interesting. And then Kobe Bryant took over.

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