Zaza Pachulia's double-double lifts Mavericks over Lakers

DALLAS (AP) -- Zaza Pachulia notched his sixth double-double in nine games and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Lakers 90-82 on Friday night for Los Angeles' fourth straight loss.

Kobe Bryant returned to action after missing the Lakers' two previous games with a tight back. He hit his first three shots and finished with 19 points while playing a season-high 32:25.

Dallas extended its record winning streak in the series between the teams to nine.

Pachulia led the Mavs with season highs of 18 points and 16 rebounds. He was acquired last summer after free agent DeAndre Jordan decided to stay with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Jordan Clarkson led the Lakers with 21 points and was 3 of 5 on 3-point shots.

Deron Williams had 13 points for Dallas.


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