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Straining to work out the kinks in an offense coach Mike D'Antoni compared to dancing with two left shoes, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers even struggled to put away the Washington Wizards.
A night after joking about wanting to face the Washington Generals, the Harlem Globetrotters' longtime foils, Bryant scored 30 points, and reserve Jodie Meeks added 24, helping the Lakers beat the Wizards 102-96 on Friday to end a four-game losing streak.
Slowed by foul trouble, Dwight Howard finished with 12 points and 14 rebounds, and the Lakers improved to 10-14.
Cartier Martin scored a season-high 21 points for Washington, which fell to an NBA-worst 3-17.
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The Lakers are currently on a road trip that lands them in Madison Square Garden tonight. On Wednesday night, TMZ spotted Kobe with his wife Vanessa following the 121212 Hurrican Sandy relief concert. Vanessa going on road trips… interesting. TMZ notes that the couple has been off and on. Seems as if they’re taking [...]
Kobe Bryant has been known to have some of his best career games in Madison Square Garden. Thursday night the red hot Knicks and the struggling Lakers square up at the Garden. Knicks sixth man, JR Smith might have given Kobe a little fuel to show out as Smith responded to a few tweets his [...]
The Lakers have struggled this season and are looking to turn things around. Kobe believes Metta World Peace can help lead the way.
Kobe Bryant spoke harshly about the Lakers struggles after their loss to the Knicks.
We know Melo gets buckets. We know he can carry his team to success. He has a track record in college, but the pros are a different matter. But he has been scorching. He’s probably the biggest reason with the Knicks being relevant. In fact, this is what Kobe had to say about it. The [...]
J.R. Smith responded to some Laker fans on Twitter Wednesday night. During the spree, Smith bashed Kobe Bryant insinuating he takes too many shots. This, coming from one of the most ridiculed players at shot selection. Does having a better record 21 games into the season justify Smith talking trash about one of the greatest players of all time? You be the judge:
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Throughout his 16-year career, Kobe Bryant has often drawn the assignment of defending an opposing team’s best player. He has had some epic battles with great players like Paul Pierce and LeBron James, but Kobe says one stands above the rest as the most difficult to cover. That man is Carmelo Anthony.
During an interview with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith on Wednesday, Kobe was asked...
LeBron James and Kobe Bryant are the leading vote-getters, while
Jeremy Lin has a chance to bring Linsanity to the NBA All-Star
Photo courtesy of Rob Carr, Getty ImagesSomething looked weird at Verizon Center tonight; an oddity of sorts in these uncertain days – SMILING FACES. We’d forgotten what Kobe Bryant’s signature smirk looked like; wondered where Dwight Howard’s happy-go-lucky persona had gone; didn’t know when Metta World-Peace’s random comical remarks would make their re-appearance. All...
At this point guarding Smush Parker might be a struggle for Bean, but here is what he had to say about Carmelo and King Hairline. To Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony is the toughest cover in the NBA. Tougher, even, than LeBron James. “For me, yeah,” ”He was the most difficult because of his size and [...]
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Carmelo Anthony is a greater personal defensive challenge for Kobe Bryant than LeBron James.
Despite the efforts of the NBA's scoring leader, the Los Angeles Lakers have sputtered along without their starting point guard.
The Philadelphia 76ers also struggled without their top playmaker last time out, and could be without him again.
While the Lakers try to win back-to-back games for the first time in nearly four weeks, the host 76ers look to avoid their first three...