Found April 10, 2012 on Fox Sports West:
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The Lakers and Spurs have been rivals almost as long as Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan have been in the NBA. It's amazing that they're still with their original teams -- and still threatening for titles, too. After Bryant's Lakers had the most recent success with titles in 2009 and '10, now it's Duncan surging back with the Spurs. San Antonio is right up there with Oklahoma City for the best record in the Western Conference, and the Lakers will be trying to break San Antonio's six-game home winning streak Wednesday night at the AT&T Center. Whether Bryant is on the court for the first meeting of the season between the teams is uncertain. He has missed the past two games with a sore left shin -- and the Lakers lost in Phoenix and then barely beat the short-handed and youthful New Orleans Hornets, 93-91, on Monday night. The Lakers and Spurs will play again in Los Angeles in six days, then back in San Antonio again three days after that. NOTES, QUOTES Wor...
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