Found March 02, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
The Oklahoma City Thunder currently hold the NBA's best record this morning. They are now 29-7, a half game better than the Miami Heat, and they have won seven straight along with 9 of their last 10 overall. How far they will push that number remains to be seen, but with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook they might just have the best 1-2 punch in the NBA right now. Ryan Anderson and Jason Richardson certainly seemed to believe so after the Thunder raced past the Magic on Thursday night. We don't need to pretend like those two are a year or two away anymore, do we? Because they are here now. One guy who certainly agrees, and is a fan of the squad the Thunder have put together down in OKC, is Kobe Bryant. In fact Bryant went as far as saying the Thunder have three of his favorite players in the League over this past weekend. This according to The Detroit Free Press:  Bryant said the Thunder have three of his favorite players in the league -- Durant, Westbrook and top re...

Kobe Bryant may play against Minnesota

Its still possible Kobe Bryant could play Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves. He has remained symptom-free for a concussion since Tuesday afternoon after a neurologist said he sustained the head injury Sunday during the 2012 NBA All-Star Game, said Lakers spokesman John Black. Since then, Bryant has passed neurological, bicycle, Axon and treadmill tests. Around noon...

Derrick Rose Is Officially Back; Kobe Bryant Is A Sith Lord

After sitting out five games, and then taking the All-Star Game as an opportunity to chill, Derrick Rose is back. With 32 and nine on Tuesday night, and then after he sauteed Tony Parker for 29 points last night in Chicago’s 96-89 win, the back problems are a thing of the past. Parker looked like [...]

Kobe Bryant cleared to play

Kobe Bryant has been cleared to play Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to the team.

Banged-up Kobe nets 31 to spark Lakers

Kobe Bryant had 31 points, seven rebounds and eight assists while playing with a clear mask over his broken nose, and the Los Angeles Lakers returned from the All-Star break with their 17th consecutive win over the Minnesota Timberwolves, 104-85 on Wednesday night. Bryant didn't miss a game after Dwyane Wade broke his nose and gave him a concussion with a hard foul in the All...

Super Kobe comes through again for Lakers

LOS ANGELES - If Nick Fury was really looking to add another superhero to his S.H.I.E.L.D. organization as they gather once again to bring the world back from the brink of disaster, he could have actively recruit The Masked Mambaaka Kobe Bryant of the L.A.K.E.R.S.. Actually, if "The Avengers" were anything more than a celluloid and comic book fantasy, Bryant is probably...

Masked Kobe Bryant leads Lakers' blowout of Timberwolves

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant could be excused for harboring a little grudge after Dwyane Wade broke his nose and gave him a concussion with a hard foul in the All-Star game, of all places. Instead, Bryant professes nothing but love for his fellow U.S. Olympian, even when the ...

Jeremy Lin is just like Kobe Bryant

Due to their nasal injuries, not with their playing abilities. Don't jump to conclusions so quickly. [Follow me @TravisHouser]

Kobe Or LeBron? Okay, How About In A Mask?

As I’m sure you’ve heard, Kobe Bryant wore a mask to protect his broken nose during last night’s Laker game.  You may recall that a young LeBron James also rocked one about seven years ago after Dikembe Mutombo’s elbow collided cheek bone.  Upon learning that Kobe would be wearing the mask, I jokingly tweeted that we could now have a debate as to who’s the better mask...

Heat-Lakers Preview

With Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade all under one roof, a matchup between the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers is typically one of the season's most anticipated contests. What transpired at last weekend's All-Star game has only amplified the rivalry. The basketball world will be transfixed on Sunday's matinee between the Lakers and Heat at Staples Center...

Thunder-Magic Preview

There's only one NBA city where the Oklahoma City Thunder haven't won since the franchise relocated in 2008. All-Stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook will try to end the team's road woes in Orlando after both played a key role in a victory there last weekend. The NBA-best Thunder will try to match a season high with a seventh consecutive win Thursday night when...
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