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The Denver Nuggets defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, 119-108, Monday night by showcasing their speed and athleticism, After all, they had 33 fast-break points opposed to the Lakers’ three fast-break points.  Speaking of speed and athleticism, check out the dunk party hosted by the Nuggets starring JaVale McGee and Kenneth Faried.The post Denver Nuggets Dunk Party Versus Los Angeles Lakers (Video) appeared first on The NBA Mistress.

Rapper AP.9 Insinuates He Had an Affair With Kobe Bryant’s Wife Vanessa

AP.9 is best known for taking some Twodel style pictures with Ice T’s wife CoCo. Once he saw how that got him a little bit of attention, he has starting attention whoring to the highest degree of attention whoring. I was trying to take him seriously, but then he started talking about taking 12 bullets and I started to tune him out. With that being said, he suggests he had an affair...

Lakers GM: Buss' health factor in Brown firing

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Faried's alley-oop dunk over Dwight Howard

The Denver Nuggets knocked off the Los Angeles Lakers 119-108 on Monday night an in the process had a series of dunks that were incredibly impressive. The best of those dunks is above, an alley-oop pass from Andre Iguodala to Kenneth Faried, who finished the dunk over Lakers center Dwight Howard. Faried has become a fan favorite around the NBA because of his relentless play and penchant...

Dunk of the night: Kenneth Faried over Dwight Howard

The Lakers three-game winning streak came to an end in Denver Monday night. The Nuggets simply had too much youth and too many high flyers for the Lakers. The game was a dunkfest, many coming at the hands of “The Manimal,” Kenneth Faried. Check out this alley-oop pass from Andre Iguodala which ended over Dwight Howard.   The Nuggets beat the Lakers 119-108. Faried added 12...

Turnovers, transition defense hurting Lakers

Kobe Bryant had just finished one of his most efficient games this season when his upbeat interview session with reporters stalled. Someone asked him what the Lakers needed do to improve. He offered an important two-word response: "Transition defense." That was Sunday. The Lakers got buried a day later in fastbreak points by the Denver Nuggets, 33-3, in a 119-108 loss...

Pau Gasol off crutches, back in training room

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Lakers' Pau Gasol Off Crutches, Rehab Continues

Los Angeles Lakers forward/center Pau Gasol has been sidelined with a torn plantar fascia a few weeks ago in a game against the Brooklyn Nets. Since then Gasol has been rehabbing to recover, and Gasol has confirmed that he no longer needs crutches for assistance.@ericpincus no sir! Back on my feet. #nomorecrutches— Pau Gasol (@paugasol) February 26, 2013Gasol has an estimated...

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak on why coach Mike Brown was fired

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak on why coach Mike Brown was fired

Mike D’Antoni Suggests Pau Gasol Out Until Playoffs, If The Lakers Make it

The Lakers might not even get to the playoffs, but they won’t have Pau helping them make that push,at least according to Mike D’Antoni. Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni suggested Pau Gasol won’t return in the regular season after nursing torn plantar fascia in his right foot for the past three weeks. “By the time he gets back, we’ll be in or out,” D’Antoni said. “His...

Denver Nuggets Continue Being Nearly Unbeatable At Home

The Denver Nuggets boasts an incredible 24-3 home record; and that home court advantage has never looked more sweet.  The Nuggets defeated the Los Angeles Lakers Monday night, 119-108, thanks to an excited home crowd, and their ability to run the Lakers out of a gym. Let’s not fluff up this win to be something [...]The post Denver Nuggets Continue Being Nearly Unbeatable At Home...

Kobe Bryant To Wear Fan Designed Shoe

What do you think of this fan's design? 

Kobe Bryant named Western Conference Player of the Week (video)

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 Los Angeles Lakers (28-29) vs. Denver Nuggets (35-22) 9 p.m. The Lakers are making their run. By golly, all the bluster and promises that their season starts now -- or is it now? -- is starting to come true. Dwight Howard said he did not have his conditioning right at the beginning of the season and has begun getting more comfortable or accepting the fact that he will not...
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