Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant (24) high fives teammates with center Jordan Hill (27) after an NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Hornets and the Los Angeles Lakers in New Orleans, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. The Lakers won 103-87. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant (24) high fives teammates with center Jordan Hill (27) after an NBA basketball game between the New Orleans Hornets and the Los Angeles Lakers in New Orleans, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012. The Lakers won 103-87. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)