Kobe Bryant scored 21 points on 9-of-12 shooting in the first half, leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 55-48 halftime lead over the Denver Nuggets Tuesday night at Staples Center in Game 2 of their first round NBA playoff series. The Lakers led 32-25 after one quarter.
The Lakers hold a 1-0 series lead.
The Lakers are 18-4 all-time in the playoffs against the Nuggets, including 10-2 in Los Angeles.
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