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Kobe Bryant scored 40 points and Andrew Bynum blocked Al Jefferson's shot with 1.9 seconds left in overtime to lift the Los Angeles Lakers to a 90-87 victory over Utah on Wednesday night, ending the Jazz's winning streak at five.
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Kobe Bryant scored 40 points to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to their first road win of the season, a 90-87 overtime victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.
The Lakers (8-4) put an end to Utah's five-game home winning streak.
Bryant - who scored 48 on Tuesday - had 20 points by halftime and 31 through three quarters, making 11 of 19 shots to that point.
Lakers color commentator Stu Lantz calls Kobe Bryant as someone being from "another planet".I agree.As we all know, Kobe tore a ligament on his shooting wrist against the Clippers last Dec. 21st. We also know that he's averaging 30.3 points, 5.9 rebounds and 5.7 assists per game since, including a back-to-back 40+ points performance the last 2 games against Phoenix...
Bryant, Bell renew rivalry
By Tony Jones
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Jan 11, 2012 11:09PM MDT
Through four quarters and a five-minute overtime, Kobe Bryant and Raja Bell fought and clawed with each other. Bell incurred a technical foul in the first period. The two pushed and shoved each other at the end of regulation. The competition reached a fever pitch on more than...
While he tried to be diplomatic about it, Lakers coach Mike Brown said what we’ve all thought for a while: Kobe Bryant is far more intense than LeBron James. Here is the quote, via Kevin Ding of the Orange County Register: “There’s just a different feel to the two guys,” Brown said…. “LeBron is a…
Pau Gasol's first three-point basket of the season gives the Lakers the lead in overtime and they earn their first road win of the season. Kobe Bryant scores 40 points and has 88 in his last two games.Reporting from Salt Lake City – The Lakers got a road win, and Kobe Bryant got some help to make it happen.
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The Golden State Warriors came back from 17 points down to force overtime and then beat the Miami Heat by 5 (recap). Meanwhile, Kobe Bryant dropped 48 points on the Phoenix Sun en route to a 16 point win (recap)...
Al Jefferson had 30 points and 12 rebounds Tuesday night and the Utah Jazz improved to 5-0 at home with a 113-105 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.