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Ron Artest or Metta World Peace is frustrated once again, go figure. Now according to Fox Sports West some Lakers players said they are concerned with his mental health and wouldn’t mind seeing him traded. Head coach Mike Brown sat down with World Peace regarding Brown weighing too heavily on statistics and that he should be getting more quality playing time despite his poor shooting. “The main thing is just winning,” World Peace said before the Lakers beat the Atlanta Hawks, 86-78, on Tuesday night. “The main thing here is everybody wants to win. That’s a good sign. I was not frustrated. It was not frustration. I was just looking for consistency.” Brown said, per the Daily News, “I’m the coach. I make the decisions. I’ll make a change if I feel I need to. I talked not just to him but a lot of guys on the team because I have changed the minutes. … If I were a stats guy, Metta wouldn’t be playing at all. If I were him, I would be frustrated.” World Peace stated earlier in the week via CBS “I’m trying to win. And right now, coach is a stats guy. His background is [...]
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Back in Cleveland.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) Kobe Bryant scored 18 of his 36 points in the third quarter, Andrew Bynum had 17 points and 14 rebounds,
and the Los Angeles Lakers handed the Phoenix Suns their fourth straight loss, 111-99 on Friday night.
Kobe Bryant scored 18 of his 36 points in the third quarter, Andrew Bynum had 17 points and 14 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers handed the Phoenix Suns their fourth straight loss, 111-99 on Friday night.
LeBron James says he wouldn't rule out playing again for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Back in the city where he began his NBA career, Miami's All-Star forward said Thursday he could see himself playing in Cleveland, and if he decided to return he hopes "the fans would accept me." James played seven seasons for the Cavs before leaving as a free agent in July 2010.