Found February 23, 2012 on
DALLAS -- Asked before last night's game against the Lakers if they could hold All-Star guard Kobe Bryant to 14 points as the did an earlier meeting in Los Angeles, the Mavericks, to a man, shot down that notion.
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Kobe Bryant stands by his comment that his imitation of Dirk Nowtizki's one-legged lean-away jumper is "sexier" than the original. "Anybody in Dallas who says Dirk has a pretty fadeaway is just lying through their teeth. ... It just looks disgusting."
The Lakers got schooled by the Thunder 100-85 a night after beating the Mavericks in Dallas. The outcome was to be expected for a team playing tough back-to-back games on the road, but for some reason Kobe seemed to be having some fun late in the game. As the Thunder maintained their double-digit lead on the Lakers, Kobe got into it with James Harden, who went 6-10 for 16 points...
Back on Monday, the Los Angeles Lakers rolled over the Portland Trail Blazers and Kobe Bryant took some time to take a shot at Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki.During a stoppage, Bryant walked over to the Turner Sports crew doing the game and commented that his jumper was "sexier" than Dirk Nowitzki's:
Following the Lakers’ decisive 103-92 victory over the Blazers on Monday night, Kobe Bryant and Derek Fisher held a players-only locker room meeting that was undoubtedly called in response to the team’s recent handling of trade rumors that have abound the team this season. ESPN’s Chris Broussard has the details:
Their message was clear: Trade rumors do not matter; your feelings...
Wednesday’s games provided a plethora of notable moments and breakaway plays. Please click the link to check out the tape of Joakim Noah's first triple double, various Knicks vs. Hawks highlights and Deron Williams bringing down the hammer.
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Act I of the Jeremy Lin/Carmelo Anthony Experience did not end well for the Knicks. The Celtics saw the Mavericks without some key components and Kevin Durant did his thing as we saw 11 games on 2-21-12. Please click the link to watch all of the action.