Bryant shot 11-of-21 from the field and had seven rebounds for Los Angeles, which moved to 19-3 this season. One of those defeats came Tuesday night at Sacramento, but since then the Lakers have won two in a row.
Pau Gasol had 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Lakers, who also got 13 points from Trevor Ariza and 11 from Derek Fisher.
John Salmons had 26 points for the Kings, who have dropped nine of their last 10 contests. Beno Udrih added 17 points and seven assists for Sacramento, which also received 13 from Francisco Garcia and 11 from Spencer Hawes.
The game was tied at 52 at the half, but the Lakers held a 32-20 scoring edge in the third.