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Kobe Bryant scored six of his 26 points in the second overtime, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from an 18-point deficit in the second half for a 114-106 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday.
Metta World Peace scored 12 points before getting ejected late in the second quarter for a vicious elbow to the back of James Harden's head while celebrating a dunk. Harden, who had 14 points, briefly returned to Oklahoma City's bench, but didn't play again.
Pau Gasol had 20 points, 14 rebounds and nine assists for the Lakers, who made an impressive comeback in their regular-season home finale against off-target Thunder stars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, who combined to miss 42 of their 56 shots.
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Kobe Bryant was in a good mood before the game against the Thunder yesterday afternoon and played a joke on the ABC cameraman by hiding himself behind a pillar in the arena and disappearing for a few seconds.
Kobe didn't have a great shooting day but came up with some clutch 3 pointers to help the Lakers beat the Thunder in double overtime. Check out his one-legged...
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant gave himself (and home television viewers) some laughs at the expense of an ESPN cameraperson while walking through the tunnels of the Staples Center before Sunday's game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
As the cameraperson was following Kobe down the hallway, Kobe decided to casually walk around the other side of a pillar so that...
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant accidentally took out a fan in the front row while hustling for a loose ball during Sunday afternoon's game at the Staples Center against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
As the Thunder had an 87-82 lead with just over three minutes left in the fourth quarter, Bryant and Serge Ibaka went hustling towards the sideline for a loose ball. Ibaka...
Before Kobe Bryant’s brilliant performance during the Lakers win over The Thunder on Sunday, Kobe Bryant was feeling pretty good as he entered the arena. Check out the below video as Kobe plays a little game of hide-n-seek with the ESPN cameraman. Pretty funny stuff from the Black Mamba.
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Surrounded by reporters you knew the question was going to come up.
“Kobe, with Kevin Durant closing in, how important is the scoring title to you?”
Kobe without hesitation replied:
“Not very important…not very important”
Wait, not very important? Excuse me for being a bit cynical, but this is Kobe Bryant we’re talking about. I’ll never question his will to win...
SAN ANTONIO For those wondering how Kobe Bryant would integrate himself with the rest of the Lakers after sliding into the role of coach for the last two weeks, a new question posed itself Friday when Bryant finally suited up and played.
What happened to his team?
Bryant returned looking much like his old self, but the swaggering, rugged, ball-sharing group that had surfaced with...
The San Antonio Spurs obliterated the Los Angeles Lakers in their final regular season matchup 121-97 and also spoiled the return of Kobe Bryant to the court after the Lakers' star was out of action due to a shin injury.
In that game, Bryant scored 18 points but according to Kobe himself, he could have scored a lot more on the Spurs. 50 to be exact.
“San Antonio was playing...
Monday night, ESPN NBA analyst, Chris Palmer, tweeted the question “Who’s Better: Kevin Durant or Kobe Bryant?” In response to replies to his tweet, Palmer said, “I like so much more about Durant’s game right now. But last 2 minutes I’ll take Kobe over anyone.” Palmer followed up that tweet with this gem. “I’ll take [...]
Kobe Bryant scored 19 of his 26 points in the final 3:56 of regulation and overtime as the host Los Angeles Lakers overcame an 18-point deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 114-106 in double overtime.
Bryant went for eight points in the second overtime, helping the Lakers move a game ahead of the Los Angeles Clippers in the race for the Pacific Division crown.
Pau Gasol added...
Kobe Bryant leads Kevin Durant by a tenth of a percentage point in the race for the scoring title.
Led by Kobe Bryant's clutch shooting, the Los Angeles Lakers came back from a double-digit deficit Sunday to defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder in double overtime at Staples Center, 114-106.
Here are three lessons that we learned from the game:
1. Metta World Peace is Still Ron Artest
In the last month, Metta World Peace has played fantastic basketball for the Lakers,...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili all scored at least 20 points to help the San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers 121-97 on Friday night and spoil Kobe Bryant's return.
Bryant had missed the previous seven games with a bruised left shin, and the Lakers went 5-2 without the NBA's scoring leader. But with only two games left in the regular...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kobe Bryant scored six of his 26 points in the second overtime, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from an 18-point deficit in the second half for a 114-106 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday.
Metta World Peace scored 12 points before getting ejected late in the second quarter for a vicious elbow to the back of James Harden's head while celebrating...