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DENVER -- Kobe Bryant got his points, but the young Denver Nuggets got the win. Corey Brewer tied a career high with 27 points, Kenneth Faried had 21 points and 15 rebounds, and the Nuggets overcame another big night from Bryant to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 126-114 Wednesday night. Bryant scored 40 points, extending his streak of scoring 30 or more points to 10 games. Even so, the Lakers' five-game winning streak ended. "Tonight it seemed like we were just a step slow, seemed like we were stuck in mud," Bryant said. "We played old. They played with a lot of energy, a lot of youth, got up and down. It just seemed we were in a lower gear." The Nuggets looked as if they were turbocharged, even though they had just 14 fast-break points. They ran constantly and pushed the pace, a strategy that helped them break out of their 3-point shooting woes. A week after setting an NBA record for futility by missing all 22 of their 3-point attempts against the Por...
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LOS ANGELES -- Oscar Robertson, move over. Christmas has a new king. Kobe Bryant scored 34 points to become the NBA's career Christmas Day scoring leader, and he lifted the Los Angeles Lakers to their fifth straight win, a 100-94 victory over the New York Knicks at Staples Center. Los Angeles trailed 80-79 with nine minutes to play before Bryant sparked an 8-0 run, scoring...
Nike is rolling out many of its new Christmas shoes for the big games on Christmas Day, and they are loud as ever. Superstars Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, and LeBron James all have special shoes they are wearing on Christmas that will be available on Wednesday. Here are the details on the shoes, close-up photos, and their prices. As Matt Moore at CBS Sports said, get ready for an acid...
Kobe Bryant has been a high-volume shooter and scorer his whole career; nothing is about to change now
If there is anything Kobe Bryant cannot do on a basketball court, it probably is back down.
His bull-dog, constant effort mentality would never let him to do such a cowardly thing and has contributed greatly to what he has become as a basketball player, a future Hall-of...
It was roughly a year ago that rumors first surfaced regarding Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his alleged affair with voluptuous Playboy model Jessica Burciaga, and most of us thought for sure that Vanessa Bryant was going to take her husband to the cleaners in a divorce. In February, despite Kobe and Vanessa being caught smooching after a Lakers game, the L.A. Times reported...
LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant scored 34 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers earned a 100-94 win over the New York Knicks on Tuesday at Staples Center. The Lakers (14-14) won their fifth consecutive game to move back to .500 for the first time since Nov. 30. With a win against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, Los Angeles would be above .500 for just the second time this season. Bryant...
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has overtaken LeBron James as the NBA All-Star top vote getter.
The second ballot returns were released on Thursday.
Kobe has 977,444 votes, while James is second with 970,314, followed by Kevin Durant at 924,898, and Carmelo Anthony with 891,759.
The 62nd NBA All-Star Game will be played at the Toyota Center in Houston, Tex. on Sunday...
Kobe Bryant engineered a second-half comeback, helping the Los Angeles beat the New York Knicks 100-94 on Tuesday and extend the Lakers' winning streak to five games while lifting them to .500.
Bryant scored 34 points in his NBA-record 15th Christmas Day game and Metta World Peace added 20 points and seven rebounds while defending Carmelo Anthony, whose 34 points led the Knicks...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kobe Bryant engineered a second-half comeback, helping the Los Angeles beat the New York Knicks 100-94 on Tuesday and extend the Lakers' winning streak to five games while lifting them to .500.
Bryant scored 34 points in his NBA-record 15th Christmas Day game and Metta World Peace added 20 points and seven rebounds while defending Carmelo Anthony, whose 34...
Kobe Bryant has overtaken LeBron James as the top vote-getter for the 2013 NBA All-Star Game. The league issued the second set of balloting returns on Thursday, with Bryant pulling ahead of James by 7,130 votes.
The starters in the Western Conference project to be Kevin Durant (970,314), Dwight Howard (616,150), Chris Paul (542,565), Blake Griffin (489,795) and Bryant (977,444)...
With the clock winding down in a Christmas thriller than never saw a lead greater than ten points, Kobe Bryant (34 Pts) and the Lakers proved to have just a tad more holiday spirit. Knicks sharp shooter J.R. Smith (25 Pts, 10-23 Fg) reached deep into his bag of heroics when he drilled a three-point bucket with only one minute remaining in the contest, closing the deficit to two....
It may have taken longer than expected, but the Los Angeles Lakers are finally starting to look like a force to be reckoned with.
The Lakers try to extend their winning streak to six for the first time in two seasons Wednesday night against the Denver Nuggets, who've proven nearly unbeatable on their home court.
Los Angeles (14-14) appears to have found it its stride after...
The ability of Steve Nash to help run the offense may extend Kobe Bryant's career.