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All season long the MVP has appeared to be LeBron James's to lose with Kevin Durant destined to come in second yet again. However, if the Los Angeles Lakers make the post season the award needs to go to Kobe Bryant.
But FatMan, the MVP is a team award so why should the Lakers playoff future matter?
Have you watched these guys play lately? If they make the post season it will be because of Kobe Bryant.
Friday night he put on another clinic with clutch shots like the late three to tie the game up and send the game to overtime. Then during the OT there was the dunk towards the end that put the Lakers up. All in all he dropped 42 on the Raptors to lead the Lakers to victory, 118-116.
This performance comes on the heels of another highlight reel of a game, a 41-point effort against the New Orleans Hornets. That night the Lakers had to overcome a 25-point deficit; this time it was just a 15-point deficit.
Of course what makes the win even sweeter for Kobe and the La...
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LeBron James and longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson have finally announced a wedding date by sending out "Save the Weekend" announcements.
Is there another dynamic duo that is playing as lights out as LeBron James and Dwayne Wade right now? Maybe Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook? Kobe Bryant and >insert name
No. The two stars from the Miami Heat are playing some incredible basketball this season. As evidence I offer this clip from the end of the first half of Sunday's game with the Indiana Pacers:
The Los Angeles Lakers are a flawed team. They must be to have the roster that they do and not be on top of the league rather than fighting for a playoff spot. However, if there is one thing that can be said about this flawed team it is this--you can never count these guys out.
Wednesday night the fans in New Orleans were happy thinking that there franchise was going to topple...
LeBron James declared DeAndre Jordan’s obliteration of Brandon Knight the “Dunk of the Year” on Twitter. Check out these other reactions from Jeff Green, Austin Rivers and more.
DeAndre Jordan!!!! Dayyyuummmm!! Dunk of the year #littletikeshoop
— LeBron James (@KingJames) March 11, 2013
Just want to say to @espn , Deandre Jordan’s dunk tonight better be the dunk...
Kobe Bryant rises for a dunk to seal the Lakers’ victory over the Toronto Raptors Friday. (Via)
If you couldn’t tell, Kobe Bryant’s amazing offense is an ongoing trend in Laker games. Friday’s 118-116 overtime victory over the Toronto Raptors on the Lakers’ home court in Staples Center was certainly no exception.
Despite the Raptor’s poor record and the fact that they...
A day after Savannah revealed the wedding to LeBron James is still on despite rumors, more info about the upcoming nuptials was leaked. A save the date was sent out for the destination wedding which takes place the weekend of September 13th – 15th in sunny San Diego, Ca.
For the naysayers who still had doubt, there’s your proof. San Diego has amazing oceanside resorts...
The New Orleans Hornets blew a 25-point lead and lost to the Los Angeles Lakers 108-102 Wednesday. After committing supremely idiotic plays like this one, you can’t help but say they deserved to lose.
The Lakers faked out the Hornets on an inbounds play with 25.5 seconds left in the game by lining up on the side of the court they were defending, not the one they were attacking...
With Kobe Bryant playing at a historic level, the Los Angeles Lakers are closing in on a playoff spot.
The Lakers will try to continue their recent surge on Sunday when they host the Chicago Bulls, who are still waiting on Derrick Rose to make his season debut.
After losing 10 of 12 in January, Los Angeles was a season-worst eight games below .500 and its playoff chances seemed...
Outside of Miami's LeBron James, Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant might be the best player in all of the NBA.
During Sunday's game against the Boston Celtics, KD soared to the rack in the third quarter of play and got an and-one opportunity for his flight:
A remarkable comeback in their latest contest showed how serious the Los Angeles Lakers appear to be about making a push for the playoffs.
Trying again to move above .500 for the first time since November, the Lakers hope to continue their home success over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night while trying for a season-high fifth straight victory at Staples Center.
Trailing by as...