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Kobe Bryant

A determined Kobe Bryant pounds his chest after hitting a three-pointer against the Timberwolves late in the second quarter of a game at Staples Center on Feb. 2.

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Kobe Bryant

akers fans including Flea, celebrate after Kobe Bryant hit a three-pointer late in the fourth quarter of a game against the Timberwolves. The Lakers won, 119-115.

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Karl-Anthony Towns, Julius Randle

Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns passes the ball behind his head as Lakers forward Julius Randle defends during the second half of the Lakers’ 119-115 victory on Feb. 2.

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Julius Randle

Julius Randle pulls down a rebound over Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine during the fourth quarter of the Lakers’ 119-115 win over Minnesota on Feb. 2.

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Kobe Bryant, Lou Williams

Kobe Bryant cheers on teammate Lou Williams during a break in the second quarter as the Lakers pulled ahead of the Timberwolves at Staples Center on Feb. 2.

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Karl-Anthony Towns

Lakers forward Julius Randle battles Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns for a rebound during the second half of a game on Feb. 2 at Staples Center.

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Roy Hibbert, Andrew Wiggins

Lakers center Roy Hibbert defends Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins during the first quarter of a game at Staples Center on Feb. 2.

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Kobe Bryant, Andrew Wiggins

Kobe Bryant yells out instructions to guard D’Angelo Russell as he is defended by Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins during a game at Staples Center on Feb. 2.

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D’Angelo Russell

D’Angelo Russell struggles to control the ball as Timberwolves defenders Gorgiu Dieng, left, and Andrew Wiggins pressure him during second half of a game on Feb. 2 at Staples Center.

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Five takeaways from Lakers’ 119-115 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves

Kobe Bryant and Timberwolves guard Andrew Wiggins share a laugh during a break in a Feb. 2 game at Staples Center.

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Roy Hibbert

Lakers center Roy Hibbert controls the ball as Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio tries to steal it during first quarter of a game at Staples Center on Feb. 2.

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Julius Randle, Nemanja Bjelica

Lakers forward Julius Randle tries to shoot over Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica during the first half of a game at Staples Center on Feb. 2.

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