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Things are not getting any better for the Los Angeles Lakers, and it would appear that the team’s struggles are starting to do a number on Kobe Bryant. The Lakers have lost nine of their last 11 games. On the rare occasions that they play well defensively, they don’t score enough points. When they put up plenty of points, the defense isn’t there.
After L.A.’s loss to the Chicago Bulls on Monday night, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports said Kobe sat his locker with his uniform on until well after the team bus had left.
Everyone else on these Los Angeles Lakers had showered, dressed and bundled themselves to march out into the coldest night across the past two winters here. As the clock lurched past midnight in the losing locker room, the team bus gone, Kobe Bryant still wore his purple and gold jersey inside a tiny cubicle.
For some reason, he was holding onto one more night, one more loss, a little longer on Monday. He had marched past the Michael Jordan statue in the United Cente...
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Kobe Bryant was understandably frustrated following a 95-83 loss to the Chicago Bulls on Monday, and we were afforded a glimpse at what the Los Angeles Lakers superstar did following the team’s third-straight loss to help alleviate his disappointment with LA.’s 17-24 record, which he referred to after the loss as “frustrating” and “embarrassing.” And it was all courtesy...
When you're the only one on the court who can do anything about the team losing, you tend to play more often than the rest of the team. Such is the case for Kobe Bryant. It seems nothing the Los Angeles Lakers throw out on the court works - except Bryant. So he plays and he plays, and now he is dealing with tired legs half-way into the season.According to an Associated...
For those of you who didn't know, Lakers star Kobe Bryant occasionally like to unwind by playing a little bit of piano in his spare time.Kobe revealed this fact back on Monday via his Twitter account and brought to light his favorite cool down song to play:
Tweet Some may be surprised to find out Kobe Bryant had never watched footage of his 81-point performance against the Toronto Raptors on January 22, 2006. With Tuesday being the anniversary of the second greatest scoring outburst in NBA history NBATV replayed Kobe’s epic night. As an added bonus Bryant took to his Twitter [...]
Off target all night, Kobe Bryant sure was on point when it was over.
His frustration stood out like a breakaway dunk, his comments sharper than any shot he took, after the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Chicago Bulls 95-83 Monday night. The Lakers have lost nine of 11 and six straight on the road.
''I remember being frustrated before, but this is different because there...
The best news for Bean is he doesn’t have to give up any of the money in a divorce, since he wooed Vanessa back into the fold. He might be in his last years in the NBA, but before he goes he is going to cash out.
He made $59.8 million in salary and endorsements in 2012, making him the NBA highest earning.
Lebron came in second at $57.6 million.
Derrick Rose third at $32.4 million...
Kobe Bryant recently said that he’d had never watched his 81-point game against the Toronto Raptors. His reasoning was, “what can I learn from it.” I guess Kobe changed his mind, today is the 7th anniversary of the highest individual point total game in modern NBA history. NBA TV re-aired the game so Kobe live tweeted while watching for the first time. Re-watching that game...
Recently joining Twitter, Kobe Bryant blessed us with live tweets of his historic 81-point game vs. the Toronto Raptors – a game he claims to have never seen until today. Check out what The Black Mamba had to say about arguably one of the best performances in NBA history:
The Los Angeles Lakers are in trouble.
Does Kobe Bryant have a issue with getting along with people?
Or Has Dwight Howard been a thorn in his side?
We’re about to find out as it is getting u-g-l-y in Laker Nation.
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The Los Angeles Lakers are 17-24, third in the Pacific Division, and after Monday's 95-83 loss to the Chicago Bulls, Kobe Bryant says this brand of basketball "is just not acceptable." Bryant wasn't upset that the Lakers lost there third straight. It was how and where they did it that had him
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Image Credit: Noah Graham | Getty Images“Another disappointing week in the books for the Los Angeles Lakers.” This seems to be a recurring theme for the season.After a promising 2-0 start to the week, the Lakers finished this past week with a 2-2 record; a record that will simply not cut it for the 17-23 Lakers. The Lakers started the week off with solid wins against Cleveland...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A team meeting didn't help stop the losing, and this season just keeps spinning away from the Lakers.
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"I do think they play as hard as they can...