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Kobe Bryant leads Lakers with 20 points, but Phoenix keeps him winless with 114-108 victory

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    Los Angeles Lakers center Jordan Hill, right, is fouled by Phoenix Suns forward Marcus Morris during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)The Associated Press

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    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, left, drives to the basket past Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)The Associated Press

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    Los Angeles Lakers center Pau Gasol dunks against the Phoenix Suns during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)The Associated Press

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    Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe, left, and Los Angeles Lakers guard Jodie Meeks chase a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)The Associated Press

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    Los Angeles Lakers forward Nick Young, middle, passes to Jordan Hill, left, between Phoenix Suns guard Gerald Green, right, and Markieff Morris during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)The Associated Press

Goran Dragic scored 31 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the Lakers 114-108 Tuesday night, keeping Los Angeles winless with Kobe Bryant back in the lineup.

Bryant led the Lakers with 20 points while playing 29 mostly sharp minutes in his second game back from a nearly eight-month absence with a torn Achilles tendon. He led a fourth-quarter rally by the Lakers, who got within four points with 3 minutes left before Phoenix held on for its first three-game winning streak of the season.

Marcus Morris scored 22 points and Eric Bledsoe had 18 points and nine assists for the surprising Suns, who never trailed after the opening minutes. Phoenix held off the Lakers with superb fourth-quarter play from both Morris brothers. Markieff Morris added 15 points.

Phoenix hadn't beaten the Lakers at Staples Center since November 2010.