LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 106-102, on Saturday night to remain unbeaten at home.
Kawhi Leonard added 20 points and 13 rebounds to help the Spurs win their 28th straight home game to open the season. The Spurs' 37th straight home victory dating back to last season was surprisingly difficult.
Kobe Bryant scored 25 points in his final appearance in San Antonio. The Lakers (11-42) are 5-24 on the road this season, but one last hurrah for Bryant in San Antonio was what they needed to nearly upset the Spurs.
Bryant spent much of his career tormenting the Spurs and he did so again after a sluggish start. He...