Los Angeles Lakers defeat New York Knicks, 115-105

LAKERS 115, KNICKS 105 It wasn't vintage Kobe Bryant Friday night.

At times it was old, physically worn-down Kobe Bryant.

But even if Bryant didn't have it in him to electrify the Garden with another 61-point performance, he was still too much for the Knicks to overcome.

On the four-year anniversary of Bryant's 81-point game and 11 months after he torched the Knicks for 61, the Lakers' All-Star guard scored 13 of his 27 in the fourth quarter as the defending NBA c...

Nate Robinson was unavailable for the second half of Friday night's game against the Lakers after suffering a strained right hamstring, and was replaced by Larry Hughes.

Robinson played 10 minutes in the first half, and although he made just one of five shots, he did record four assists and three rebounds. His status for tomorrow's matinee against Dallas is unknown - Robinson said after the game he was hopeful he can play - and if the injury persists there is a possibil...