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Larry Brown Sports:
Monday night’s blowout in Oklahoma City simply confirmed what we all already knew: The Lakers are going to have their hands full with the Thunder. The Thunder are the most talented team in the West. L.A. has experience, but Oklahoma City is probably too athletic for the Lakers to keep up over the course of a seven-game series.
Kobe Bryant knows that. But is he ready to pack it in after one bad loss? Of course not. After Game 1, a reporter asked Kobe if the Lakers are capable of guarding the Thunder. In case you couldn’t tell by the expressions on his face, Kobe was being completely sarcastic when he answered “No” and walked away from the podium.
While he has a tendency to be short with the media and act like a jerk after losses, I can’t say I blame Kobe for this one. There are more effective ways to ask that same question. Instead of talking about match-up problems and athleticism, the reporter basically asked Kobe if he thinks the Lakers stand a chance in the series. I would ha...
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Is asking Kobe Bryant can the Lakers guard the Thunder minutes after it was fairly obviously that they couldn’t in game 1 an unfair question?
We’re not sure.
All we’re sure of is that if you ask Kobe Bryant that question, he’ll leave the interview.
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Lakers star Kobe Bryant says he doesn't take charges, and he's got a reason for it.
Bryant said Tuesday that he learned from watching former NBA greats that the price for trying to draw offensive fouls against opponents is injuries that could linger after his playing days.
Bryant says he believes Scottie Pippen and Larry Bird both hurt their backs...
Would LA Laker Kobe Bryant take a charge?
He elaborated: ''I've seen them take charges and lay there with a messed-up back. I've seen Michael not take one ... charge and he's healthy his whole...
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Sacrificing your body to take a charge is one of the great momentum builders in basketball. Absorbing the hit from an opposing player coming at you like a freight train takes its toll on the body, but for a lot of players the turnover is worth the sacrifice.
Not for Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant. To paraphrase Meatloaf, Kobe would do anything for his team, but he won’t do that...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist Kobe Bryant hit his only shot that really mattered, then celebrated by slapping hands with Justin Timberlake. In the closing seconds of a Game 7 playoff win, the stars were aligning in Los Angeles once again, just like old times.
Except this was a first-round playoff series against a seriously less talented opponent. And...
OKLAHOMA CITY If the Los Angeles Lakers are tired, no one was saying so Tuesday.
If they are worn out, no one admitted it.
And if the Lakers are serious about making a series out of this Western Conference semifinal, it's going to be hard to get anyone to believe it.
Why should we at this point? No reason to think so. Two days after extending their season with a Game 7 win...
With two minutes left in the game and the L.A. Lakers up by 7, it looked like Kobe Bryant and the Lakers would be able to bounce back for the Game 2 victory after getting dominated by the Oklahoma City Thunder 119-90 in Game 1. Kevin Durant and the Thunder had a different plan in mind. The Thunder went on a 9-0 run in the last two minutes, thanks to two forced turnovers by Durant...
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