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SACRAMENTO -- The Lakers will probably have one or both of their aging backcourt starters ready to play Saturday against Sacramento.
The Lakers said Friday that Kobe Bryant was probable for the game after receiving treatment on his foot and ankle. He sat out two games recently because of a severely sprained left ankle and was bothered Thursday by a bone spur in his left foot.
Bryant had 30 points but made only six of 17 shots and had six turnovers in the Lakers' 113-103 loss Thursday to Milwaukee. He is five points away from passing Wilt Chamberlain for fourth on the NBA's all-time scoring list (34,419 points).
Nash seemed less likely to play against Sacramento, according to the Lakers.
He was deemed questionable after leaving Thursday's game in the third quarter because of what he called a hip spasm and a sore hamstring. He also received treatment for his injuries Friday.
The Lakers (37-36) have lost four of their last five games and are only half a game ahead of Utah for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Jazz hold the tiebreaker as well.
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After recently passing Wilt Chamberlain on the all-time scorers list, Kobe Bryant declared in an interview that the 2013-2014 season will be his curtain call.
It was yet another nail in the proverbial coffin for the Lakers last night, as they lost yet again to the Milwaukee Bucks and Kobe Bryant left the arena with another injury, an apparent bone spur in his foot that flared up. He was spotted on one crutch Tiny Tim style. If the Lakers make the playoffs, Kobe will have to declare, “God bless us, everyone!”
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Kobe Bryant eclipsed Wilt Chamberlain on Saturday night, becoming the NBA's fourth-highest career scorer.
Bryant's jump shot with 7:45 left in the second quarter against the Sacramento Kings put him at 31,421 total points for his career. Chamberlain finished his career with 31,419.
Bryant tied Chamberlain 22 seconds earlier with a driving lay-up.
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Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, and LeBron james got a little gift from the Nike Easter Bunny this morning when they rolled out of bed. The Easter themed colorway’s hit retail on March 29th.
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Kobe Bryant has a habit of scoring a few points hear and there in case you haven't noticed. After doing it for 17 seasons the man has scored quite a few points, and on Saturday against the lowly Sacramento Kings he scored enough to move past Wilt Chamberlain for fourth on the all-time career scoring list in the NBA.
It really doesn't come as a surprise. He would have had...
Kobe Bryant looks just fine at playing small forward.
Bryant had 31 points and seven assists in his first game there filling in for the injured Metta World Peace to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 120-117 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night, their 22nd straight win over the Timberwolves.
Dwight Howard had 25 points, 16 rebounds, five blocks and five steals, and Pau Gasol...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the discussions says the NBA has informed the Minnesota Timberwolves that the referee crew erred on Wednesday night in not calling a foul on Lakers guard Kobe Bryant on the final play of the game.
The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because an official announcement has not been made, said the league contacted the Timberwolves...
The Los Angeles Lakers have termed Kobe Bryant as probable to play despite a foot and ankle injury, while Steve Nash may not be able to play due to a hip injury.Bryant is dealing with a bone spur in his foot and a sprained ankle. He received treatment for both injuries yesterday, and he is probable to play in today’s pivotal matchup against the Sacramento Kings. Every game from...
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant moved into fourth place on the NBA's all-time scoring chart in the second quarter of Saturday night's Lakers' 108-98 win over the Sacramento King's, passing Wilt Chamberlin.
Bryant pulled-up from the foul line with
Stars get the calls, apparently even on the road.
MILWAUKEE -- Many players have tried to call themselves Kobe Stoppers in years past.
While nobody has ever truly stopped one of the greatest scorers in NBA history, the best defenders have found a way to make him work for his points.
A quick glance at Thursday's box score shows that Bryant scored 30 points against the Bucks. What it doesn't show is how hard he had to work...
Rubio, after being mauled by Kobe Bryant on a non-call that would have netted JJ Barea a 30-game suspension if the roles were reversed
Too bad so sad. It is becoming increasingly difficult to exhibit anything but the highest degrees of apathy towards this team right now. About the only thing worthwhile remains watching Ricky Rubio give everything he has night in...