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For the Lakers to survive without Kobe Bryant in the immediate future they are going to need Dwight Howard to play like the superstar they thought they were getting when they brought him to Los Angeles from Orlando.
I think it is safe to say they are finally getting what they wanted! As evidence I present this play from Sunday's game against the Sacramento Kings:
BEST OF MAXIM
Dwight Howard is changing a lot this year in L.A. In addition to admitting that playing with Kobe Bryant has made him a better professional, Dwight has begun to take hold of the business side as well. Howard has decided to move on from his business manager, Kevin Samples. Samples has been Howard’s consistent advisor for his nine years in the NBA.
“We had nine great years together...
Dwight Howard has grown up, or something.
According to Kevin Ding of the Orange County Register, Howard has decided to part way with Kevin Samples, his business manager of nine years. According to Howard, nothing specific happened, he just felt it was time for the two to go their own ways.
At the moment, it appears Howard is not getting a new business manager. Rather, he...
The Internet continues to be an incredible little tool for blasts from the past, and this morning it didn’t disappoint. Check out the below video which is over 13 minutes of a majority of the Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan one-on-one moments during NBA games. The two had four years of overlap in the NBA.
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Kobe Bryant has now missed back-to-back game, a rare occurrence for the superstar. His severely sprained ankle kept him out of the Lakers' matchup with the Suns last night. It was the second of two games in a row for the Lakers, and as they have done all season, they dropped the second game.The Lakers lost to the Suns, a team that is 22 games under .500, 99-76 yesterday...
The Los Angeles Lakers will be without Kobe Bryant for the second game in a row when they face the Phoenix Suns on Monday night.
Bryant missed a game for the first time this season when he sat out the Lakers' victory over Sacramento on Sunday night because of a sprained left ankle.
He was injured last week in the waning seconds of a loss to Atlanta. Bryant, the fifth-leading...
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Kobe Bryant is doubtful for tonight’s game against the Phoenix Suns. After sustaining his ankle injury in the last seconds of the Atlanta Hawks game he played for only a quarter of the win against the Indiana Pacers and did not dress Sunday in the win versus the Sacramento Kings. Via Twitter, Kobe announced he has the #flu alongside his ankle injury...
Photo courtesy of Christian Petersen, Getty Images.
The Lakers have yet to win the second game of a back-to-back this season. Earlier in the year, the reasons for this failure were quite simple in that, the Lakers didn’t need back-to-back games to lose. They could have 2-3 days off in between and still couldn’t figure out how to win. The solutions back then were to get injured...
Mike D'Antoni believes the Lakers shouldn't have to be reliant on Kobe Bryant to play one-on-one basketball when he returns,
Kobe Bryant never even emerged from the Los Angeles Lakers' locker room, slowed by his sprained ankle and leveled by an apparent case of the flu.
The Lakers didn't seem to miss him much while they rolled to another win in what's turning into an awfully interesting second half of the season.
Antawn Jamison scored 27 points, Metta World Peace added 22, and the Lakers...
Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Desmond Bryant is never going to hear the end of his Feb. 24 arrest, and deservedly so. Bryant, who police described as “extremely intoxicated” at the time, attempted to force his way into a stranger’s home in North Miami Beach after a night of partying in South Beach. He has already been charged with criminal mischief and given us one of the...
This week brought the Lakers triumphs against the Bulls, Magic, and Pacers and a loss to the Hawks. Not to mention a sprained ankle to our fearless leader. Here’s what Twitter had to say about all that and more in our favorite Tweets of the Week.
#Lakers Charity Event with @redfoo and @kobebryant baby!! #LaFreaK twitter.com/LMFAO/status/3…
— LMFAO (@LMFAO) March 11, 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Antawn Jamison scored 27 points, Metta World Peace added 22, and the Los Angeles Lakers won without Kobe Bryant, beating the Sacramento Kings 113-102 Sunday night for their sixth victory in seven games.
Bryant missed his first game of the season to rest his sprained left ankle, making a game-time decision to rest his aching joint. Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni...
When Dahntay Jones slid under Kobe Bryant, that brought the whole NBA fan base into the discussion and made it a hot topic for days.
The discussion of "should a foul have been called?" and "was it a dirty play?" were the main themes in the debate and ESPN's First Take wasn't a stranger to it either. In fact, they asked one of the most popular San Antonio...
Luis Scola scored all 14 of his points, including his second
3-pointer of the season, in the fourth quarter Monday night and the
Phoenix Suns pulled away for a 99-76 rout of the Los Angeles
Lakers, who were without Kobe Bryant for the second straight