LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26 (Ticker) -- Doug Christie's hard foul left the door open, but the Los Angeles Lakers were unable to walk through.

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The Lakers could not capitalize on Christie's flagrant foul with under a minute remaining in a 109-106 loss to the Sacramento Kings, who extended their winning streak to seven games.

Still one of the NBA's better rivalries, the game was tied at 105-105 with 52 seconds remaining when Christie was called for a flagrant foul on Brian Cook, who made 1-of-2 free throws to give the Lakers the lead.

Kobe Bryant, who scored 40 points, committed a turnover and Peja Stojakovic made two free throws with 35 seconds left to give the Kings the lead for good. Stojakovic scored nine of his 26 points in the fourth quarter.

Bryant missed another 3-pointer and Stojakovic made two more foul shots, giving the Kings a 109-106 lead with six seconds left. Following a timeout, Bryant and Lamar Odom each missed from the arc.

Chris Webber collected 22 points and 16 rebounds for the Kings, who have gone 8-1 since opening the season with a winless trip through the "Texas Triangle."

Cook and Chris Mihm each contributed 15 points for Los Angeles.