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Lakers dispatch Sixers

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The depleted Los Angeles Lakers, with only nine players available, used a strong fourth quarter to beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 112-98, on Friday.

Steve Nash had 19 points and five assists for the Lakers, who went 2-1 on a three-game road trip. Wesley Johnson and Chris Kaman each tallied 17 points, with Kaman also pulling down eight boards.

Ryan Kelly added 15 points and eight boards for Los Angeles, which shot 50.6 percent from the floor. Steve Blake and Jordan Hill donated 14 points apiece.

The Lakers were without the services of Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, Xavier Henry, Nick Young, Jodie Meeks and Jordan Farmar.

Tony Wroten ended with 16 points for the Sixers, who have lost seven in a row at home for the first time since a 12-game drought during the 1996-97 season. Spencer Hawes and Evan Turner each tallied 15 points, with Hawes also grabbing 11 rebounds.

James Anderson and Elliot Williams had 12 and 11 points, respectively, for the Sixers, who have lost five in a row overall.

02/07 21:32:37 ET