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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kobe Bryant engineered a second-half comeback, helping the Los Angeles beat the New York Knicks 100-94 on Tuesday and extend the Lakers' winning streak to five games while lifting them to .500.
Bryant scored 34 points in his NBA-record 15th Christmas Day game and Metta World Peace added 20 points and seven rebounds while defending Carmelo Anthony, whose 34 points led the Knicks. Bryant, the league's leading scorer, has topped 30 or more points in nine straight games.
The Lakers improved to 14-14 -- 9-9 under new coach Mike D'Antoni -- and upped their holiday record to 21-18, including 13-9 at home.
The Knicks controlled most of the game behind Anthony and J.R. Smith, who had 24 points. But they struggled offensively in the fourth, when Anthony was limited to seven points and Smith had five.
Smith's 3-pointer pulled New York to 96-94. After Pau Gasol made one of two free throws, Smith missed another 3 that would have tied the game at 97 with 32...
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If you weren't glued to the TV yesterday watching NBA games like I was, you probably missed the almighty Kobe Bryant and his pre-game gear. Dude was rocking a strait pimp look, American Gangster style. Bryant played like a pimp last night too, dropping 34 points in a win over the New York Knicks.
P.S. The Lakers are looking quite a lot better with Steve Nash in the...
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Video: Kobe doing Kobe.
LOS ANGELES -- Oscar Robertson, move over. Christmas has a new king. Kobe Bryant scored 34 points to become the NBA's career Christmas Day scoring leader, and he lifted the Los Angeles Lakers to their fifth straight win, a 100-94 victory over the New York Knicks at Staples Center. Los Angeles trailed 80-79 with nine minutes to play before Bryant sparked an 8-0 run, scoring...
Nike is rolling out many of its new Christmas shoes for the big games on Christmas Day, and they are loud as ever. Superstars Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, and LeBron James all have special shoes they are wearing on Christmas that will be available on Wednesday. Here are the details on the shoes, close-up photos, and their prices. As Matt Moore at CBS Sports said, get ready for an acid...
The Lakers are finally at .500 after a Christmas win over the Knicks at Staples Center. Kobe finished with 34 points and also debuted his Kobe System 8 Christmas color way. Kobe is taking over the Nike Basketball Twitter handle for a couple of days (@Nikebasketball) so he’s officially back on Twitter, even if it’s [...]
Nike Basketball unveils the Christmas kicks of Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and LeBron James.The post The Visuals: Nike Unveils The Christmas Kicks Of LeBron, Kobe And KD appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant scored 34 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers earned a 100-94 win over the New York Knicks on Tuesday at Staples Center. The Lakers (14-14) won their fifth consecutive game to move back to .500 for the first time since Nov. 30. With a win against the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, Los Angeles would be above .500 for just the second time this season. Bryant...
Kobe Bryant engineered a second-half comeback, helping the Los Angeles beat the New York Knicks 100-94 on Tuesday and extend the Lakers' winning streak to five games while lifting them to .500.
Bryant scored 34 points in his NBA-record 15th Christmas Day game and Metta World Peace added 20 points and seven rebounds while defending Carmelo Anthony, whose 34 points led the Knicks...
Corey Brewer matched his career high with 27 points and the Denver Nuggets overcame a 40-point effort by Kobe Bryant to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 126-114 on Wednesday night for their seventh straight win at home.
Brewer hit four of his six 3-pointers in the final 12-plus minutes, helping the Nuggets hold off the Lakers, whose five-game winning streak was snapped.
It may have taken longer than expected, but the Los Angeles Lakers are finally starting to look like a force to be reckoned with.
The Lakers try to extend their winning streak to six for the first time in two seasons Wednesday night against the Denver Nuggets, who've proven nearly unbeatable on their home court.
Los Angeles (14-14) appears to have found it its stride after...
The ability of Steve Nash to help run the offense may extend Kobe Bryant's career.