NBA roundup

Lakers 92, Nets 83

Kobe Bryant had 21 points and eight rebounds, and Los Angeles overcame the absences of Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace, and the loss of Pau Gasol to beat Brooklyn on Tuesday night.

Howard missed his third consecutive game with a torn labrum in his right shoulder and Gasol, his replacement, appeared to injure his right foot with a little more than 4 minutes remaining.

Brook Lopez capitalized on the Lakers' center woes to finish with 30 points and 11 rebounds.

Rockets 140, Golden State 109

Houston tied an NBA record and set a franchise mark with 23 3-pointers in a win over Golden State.

Jeremy Lin sank a career-high five 3-pointers and Chandler Parsons and James Harden hit four apiece for the Rockets. Lin scored 28 points, Harden added 18 and Parsons scored 16.

Jarrett Jack scored 20 points and David Lee had 18 for the Warriors.

Pacers 114, Hawks 103

Paul George scored 29 points to lead Indiana to its 15th straight home win.

George Hill had 15 points and eight assists for the Pacers.

Jeff Teague had 24 points and eight assists to lead the Hawks.

Suns 96, Grizzlies 90

Goran Dragic scored 15 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter to lead Phoenix.

Marcin Gortat led the Suns with 20 points.

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