Back from the All-Star break, the Lakers lost their fourth consecutive game on Friday night, falling to the San Antonio Spurs, 119-113, at Staples Center.
The Lakers overcame a 15-point deficit to close to within six points on a Lou Williams' four-point play. Kobe Bryant made a turnaround fadeaway shot on the Lakers' next possession to cut the deficit to four, but Tony Parker made back-to-back jumpers to keep the Spurs ahead.
Bryant suffered a scare in the final minutes, suffering what appeared to be a dislocated finger.
Trainer Gary Vitti tended to Bryant, who tried to return to the court without taking a play...