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SALT LAKE CITY -- Kobe Bryant went on one of his patented scoring tears late in the fourth quarter Wednesday night against the Utah Jazz. However, it was too little, too late for the visiting Los Angeles Lakers. Even though Bryant scored 16 in a row for the Lakers in the final moments at EnergySolutions Arena, Randy Foye's fourth-quarter offensive outburst proved to be more significant. Foye scored 17 points, including four 3-pointers in the final quarter, to give the Jazz a big lift in a 95-86 victory over the Lakers. Bryant finished with a game-high 29 points, but it wasn't enough to prevent Los Angeles from falling for the fourth time in its first five games. Though the Jazz's expectations are much lower than the Lakers', Utah needed the win just as much. The Jazz won its season opener at home against Dallas, then dropped three games in a row on the road before Wednesday's win. Al Jefferson scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Mo Williams ...
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The Los Angeles Lakers announced Friday that they have fired head coach Mike Brown only five games into the season after a disappointing 1-4 start. You have to wonder if the tipping point in the decision by the Lakers front office was the "death stare" that Kobe Bryant gave to Brown near the end of Wednesday night's loss to the Utah Jazz. The video went viral and...
Kobe Bryant may have summed up the Lakers’ season under coach Mike Brown with the death stare he gave in the final minute of Wednesday night’s game. Look at that classic death stare he gave Brown. I mean if looks could kill, Brown would be in a coffin. Bryant could freeze a desert with a glare that icy.
That look came as the Lakers lost to the Utah Jazz 95-86 to drop to 1-4...
Though we fully believe that Kobe Bryant knew that Mike Brown was going to be fired before today, Bryant obviously has to play like he didn’t.
And in keeping up with the charade, Bryant posted a statement on his Facebook page about the firing calling today, “a tough day”.
Tough day. I’ve seen coaches as well as friends come and go. No matter how many years I’ve been playing...
After the Lakers loss to the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, cameras focused in on Kobe Bryant giving someone a death stare. Most assumed, myself included that Kobe Bryant was giving that “look” to head coach Mike Brown. Kobe has since come out and said “people are bored” and he’s “too old” for this stuff, [...]
EL SEGUNDO, CA -- A smiling Kobe Bryant stepped outside the Laker locker room in their practice facility, looked at a pair of reporters and said "Alright, let's get this done." As the writers readied their digital audio recorders, others covering the team saw Bryant ready to talk and ran over to join the scrum.
Leaving Dwight Howard sitting on a purple bench with no...
Mike Brown lasted a shortened season and five games as the Lakers head coach before the team decided to part ways.
When news broke that Brown had been fired on Friday despite reports that he would at least have the upcoming homestand to make a case to keep his job, the Internet went wild. Everyone from writers to celebrities to fans went crazy.
Here is a sampling of what transpired...
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant skipped a second consecutive practice Tuesday due to a strained right foot, but he isn't expected to miss a game. Bryant told reporters he believed he'd be at 90 percent for Wednesday's game in Utah against the Jazz. However, coach Mike Brown said he might try to limit Bryant's game action after the star averaged 37 minutes per...
In the waining seconds of Wednesday night’s 86-95 loss to the Utah Jazz, Kobe Bryant gave Lakers head coach Mike Brown one of the more intense looks we’ve ever seen.Hope I’m never on the receiving end of Kobe’s death stare.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Al Jefferson scored 18 points and Randy Foye added 17 on five 3-pointers to lift the Utah Jazz over the Los Angeles Lakers, 95-86 on Wednesday night.
Mo Williams added 16 points on 8 of 13 shooting for Utah (2-3).
Kobe Bryant entered the game shooting nearly 60 percent but started 3 of 10 and finished 7 of 17 for 29 points as the Lakers fell to 1-4.
From the LA Times and our Laker Insider, Eric Pincus discuses the "death stare" between Kobe Bryant and Mike Brown. Eric also gives his insight on how the Lakers have been performing this season, and what they have to improve.
After years of running a triangle offense under Phil Jackson, Kobe Bryant will have to adapt to a Princeton offense.credit: blogs.ocweekly.com
The NBA world is buzzing about the 1-3 Los Angeles Lakers, a roster with an unbelievable amount of talent yet is under achieving thus far. That being said, they’ve only played four games. They still have 78 games left to get their act together...
Much like the Kobe Bryant video we saw a couple years ago, this video of New England Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd jumping over a smart car is about to make the viral rounds on the Internet. Before you all scream “FAKE!!!!!” just know that Lloyd was asked about the video yesterday in the Patriots locker room and admitted that their might have been some digital tricks...
Los Angeles Lakers fire head coach Mike Brown.
Raise your hand if you DID NOT see this coming.
The handwriting was on the wall for Coach Mike Brown when Kobe Bryant stared a whole in is head during Wednesday’s loss to the Utah Jazz, and even more so when heir to the throne, Jim Buss, expressed his “confidence” in Brown.
So much for smoke and mirrors.
Based on the Los Angeles Lakers' poor start, a visit from the Golden State Warriors no longer seems like a sure victory for Kobe Bryant and his teammates.
The Lakers hope to rebound from another defeat while trying for a ninth consecutive home win over the Warriors on Friday night.
Even with Bryant, Dwight Howard, Steve Nash and Pau Gasol in the same uniform, Los Angeles (1...