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Roundup: Maggette hits big shot, but Lakers roll

LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant scored 32 points and Sasha Vujacic scored all of his 14 points in the fourth quarter as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Clippers 113-92 on Sunday night.

Andrew Bynum, who was ejected from Thursday's win over San Antonio after two run-ins with Spurs center Fabricio Oberto, channeled his aggression in a constructive manner with 14 points, nine rebounds and six blocked shots in his anticipated matchup against Chris Kaman.

Kaman recorded his ninth consecutive double-double and 19th this season for the Clippers with 18 points and 16 rebounds.

Corey Maggette scored 27 points for the Clippers, including a desperation buzzer-beater from behind the midcourt line that capped his 21-point third quarter and sliced the Lakers' lead to 82-76.

The Lakers shrugged off Maggette's miracle shot and opened the final quarter with a 22-6 burst that gave them a 104-82 lead with 4:56 remaining.

CELTICS 90, RAPTORS 77, at Toronto -- Boston extended its winning streak to nine, matching its longest run since March 16-31, 1993. Boston's only other 20-2 start came en route to the 1963-64 NBA championship.

Ray Allen remained in Boston for treatment on his sore right ankle and is expected to return when Boston plays host to Detroit on Wednesday.

TRAIL BLAZERS 116, NUGGETS 105, at Denver -- Steve Blake capped an 11-0 run early in the second half with a 3-pointer that gave Portland a 72-52 lead and sent the Blazers toward their first win in Denver since Feb. 26, 2003.

MARBURY TO PLAY TODAY -- Knicks guard Stephon Marbury returned to practice after missing a week while mourning the death of his father and plans to play today when the Knicks host the Indiana Pacers.

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