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Kobe Bryant scored 48 points -- his fifth straight game with 25 or more -- and the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Phoenix Suns 99-83 Tuesday night to win their seventh straight at home and third in a row overall.
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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...
Kobe Bryant can’t go to Germany right now, and Germany is not coming to Los Angeles. Kobe wanted to but is not going to have the experimental procedure done on his wrist that he had done on his knee this summer, according to the Los Angeles Times. Of greatest importance, the German doctor whom Bryant…
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...
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)...
L.A. grinds out its sixth win in 10 games, 90-82 over the Grizzlies, despite committing an appalling 27 turnovers. Kobe Bryant gets 26 points and nine assists, Matt Barnes 15 points and 10 rebounds.Almost nothing will come easily to the Lakers this season.