Kobe Bryant scored 18 points on 8-for-11 shooting in the third quarter after Pau Gasol scored 18 points on 7-for-8 shooting in the first half for the Lakers tonight. Bryant finished with 24 points and Gasol scored 22 as the Lakers won their third in a row. Randy Foye scored 24 points for the Clippers and Blake Griffin had 22. Next for the Lakers: a two-game trip to Oklahoma City and Minnesota. Next for the Clippers: Boston at Staples on Saturday.