Lakers beat Sacramento Kings; Kobe Bryant still has shooting woes
The Lakers defeated the Sacramento Kings, 98-95, Wednesday night in an exhibition at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas only after Kings rookie DeMarcus Cousins badly missed a three-point shot in the closing seconds.
Kobe Bryant, still recovering from right knee surgery, scored seven points on two-for-10 shooting.
Bryant is four for 28 from the field in three exhibitions.
Ron Artest led the Lakers with 18 points.
The Lakers are 1-2 in exhibition play.
They play again Saturday night at Staples Center against the Denver Nuggets.
-- Broderick Turner, reporting from Las Vegas