Spurs rout Lakers in Bryant's return

Despite Kobe Bryant returning from a shin injury that kept him out for seven games, the Spurs dominated the visiting Lakers 121-97 on April 20.

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) shoots over San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, of Argentina, during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, April 20, 2012 in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Bahram Mark Sobhani)
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Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) shoots over San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili, of Argentina, during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, April 20, 2012 in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Bahram Mark Sobhani)
Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum, top center, and San Antonio Spurs forward Stephen Jackson fight for a loose ball as Spurs forward Tim Duncan, left, and Lakers forward Pau Gasol, right, of Spain, close in during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, April 20, 2012, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Bahram Mark Sobhani)
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Los Angeles Lakers center Andrew Bynum, top center, and San Antonio Spurs forward Stephen Jackson fight for a loose ball as Spurs forward Tim Duncan, left, and Lakers forward Pau Gasol, right, of Spain, close in during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, April 20, 2012, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Bahram Mark Sobhani)
San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker, foreground, of France, is fouled by Los Angeles Lakers guard Ramon Sessions during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, April 20, 2012, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Bahram Mark Sobhani)
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San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker, foreground, of France, is fouled by Los Angeles Lakers guard Ramon Sessions during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, April 20, 2012, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Bahram Mark Sobhani)
Danny Green #4 of the San Antonio Spurs shoots against Metta World Peace #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers on April 20, 2012 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Danny Green #4 of the San Antonio Spurs shoots against Metta World Peace #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers on April 20, 2012 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)
Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives against Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs on April 20, 2012 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives against Kawhi Leonard #2 of the San Antonio Spurs on April 20, 2012 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

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