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ESPN Chicago’s Nick Friedell tweeted after the Bulls victory over the struggling Lakers on Sunday night the Bulls players were calling Jimmy Butler, the “kobe-stopper”. It seems the former Marquette golden eagle is transitioning well in the NBA. Check out this video.
As you would expect Kobe Bryant was extremely frustrated after this 95-83 loss. Per ESPN:
Kobe Bryant couldn’t restrain himself after this one.
It wasn’t just that the Lakers lost again. It was how they did it, where they did it, and he was simply seething.
He even put out a call to ditch Mike D’Antoni’s up-tempo style and post up more after Pau Gasol got moved into a reserve role.
“We’re going to have to look at some things,” Bryant said after Los Angeles lost 95-83 at Chicago on Monday. “We’re going to have to change something. Probably going to have to post the ball a lot more, slow the game down a lot more. That’s just my intuition, but that’s my gut right now. I have to take a look at the film again
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Jimmy Butler did some cross-category damage in his second start for the injured Luol Deng (hamstring).
The Bulls' sophomore swingman scored 10 points (4-10 FG, 2-2 FT) to go with eight rebounds, four assists and a steal in a whopping 43 minutes. And the Bulls beat the Lakers. Not a bad night at all.
This followed Saturday's 18-point, eight-rebound, three-assist, and...
Kobe Bryant was understandably frustrated following a 95-83 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Monday, and we were afforded a glimpse at what the Los Angeles Lakers superstar did following the team’s third-straight loss to help alleviate his disappointment with LA.’s 17-24 record, which he referred to after the loss as “frustrating” and “embarrassing.” And it was all courtesy...
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The Lakers' woes seemed to have come to a head on Wednesday, with reports that the Black Mamba spoke out at a team meeting, with Dwight Howard being his #1 target.
When you're the only one on the court who can do anything about the team losing, you tend to play more often than the rest of the team. Such is the case for Kobe Bryant. It seems nothing the Los Angeles Lakers throw out on the court works - except Bryant. So he plays and he plays, and now he is dealing with tired legs half-way into the season.According to an Associated...
Tweet Some may be surprised to find out Kobe Bryant had never watched footage of his 81-point performance against the Toronto Raptors on January 22, 2006. With Tuesday being the anniversary of the second greatest scoring outburst in NBA history NBATV replayed Kobe’s epic night. As an added bonus Bryant took to his Twitter [...]
Off target all night, Kobe Bryant sure was on point when it was over.
His frustration stood out like a breakaway dunk, his comments sharper than any shot he took, after the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Chicago Bulls 95-83 Monday night. The Lakers have lost nine of 11 and six straight on the road.
''I remember being frustrated before, but this is different because there...
The best news for Bean is he doesn’t have to give up any of the money in a divorce, since he wooed Vanessa back into the fold. He might be in his last years in the NBA, but before he goes he is going to cash out.
He made $59.8 million in salary and endorsements in 2012, making him the NBA highest earning.
Lebron came in second at $57.6 million.
Derrick Rose third at $32.4 million...
Kobe Bryant recently said that he’d had never watched his 81-point game against the Toronto Raptors. His reasoning was, “what can I learn from it.” I guess Kobe changed his mind, today is the 7th anniversary of the highest individual point total game in modern NBA history. NBA TV re-aired the game so Kobe live tweeted while watching for the first time. Re-watching that game...
Recently joining Twitter, Kobe Bryant blessed us with live tweets of his historic 81-point game vs. the Toronto Raptors – a game he claims to have never seen until today. Check out what The Black Mamba had to say about arguably one of the best performances in NBA history:
The Los Angeles Lakers are 17-24, third in the Pacific Division, and after Monday's 95-83 loss to the Chicago Bulls, Kobe Bryant says this brand of basketball "is just not acceptable." Bryant wasn't upset that the Lakers lost there third straight. It was how and where they did it that had him
Teams maybe interested in acquiring Dwight Howard, but the Los Angeles Lakers continue to say they aren't ready to give up the All-Star, and hope to sign him to a new contract when he becomes an unrestricted free agent this summer.
Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard re-aggravated the torn labrum in his right shoulder in the first half of the Lakers' game against the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday. Howard will have the shoulder
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The New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers are each worth more than $1 billion, Forbes Magazine reported, and they become the first NBA franchises to pass the $1 billion mark. Forbes' most recent valuation of NBA franchise places the Knicks as the most valuable franchise at $1.1 billion, with the Lakers right behind at about $1 billion. The $980 million renovation to Madison...
Image Credit: Noah Graham | Getty Images“Another disappointing week in the books for the Los Angeles Lakers.” This seems to be a recurring theme for the season.After a promising 2-0 start to the week, the Lakers finished this past week with a 2-2 record; a record that will simply not cut it for the 17-23 Lakers. The Lakers started the week off with solid wins against Cleveland...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A team meeting didn't help stop the losing, and this season just keeps spinning away from the Lakers.
Darrell Arthur scored a season-high 20 points and Mike Conley added 19 as the Memphis Grizzlies beat Los Angeles 106-93 Wednesday night, handing the Lakers their fourth straight loss and 10th in 12 games.
"I do think they play as hard as they can...