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Kobe Bryant playing Friday

Updated: December 14, 2012, 7:27 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant started Friday against the Washington Wizards.

Bryant played through back spasms in the Lakers' 116-107 loss to the New York Knicks on Thursday.

Despite Bryant's condition, he played a game-high 44 minutes against New York, including the entire second half. Bryant's 31 points, 10 rebounds and six assists weren't enough to stop the Lakers from dropping their fourth straight game to fall to 9-14.

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