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Kobe Bryant would like to see the Los Angeles Lakers play the Washington Generals next.
That won't happen but they will instead see the league's worst team that hails from the nation's capital.
The struggling Lakers have been defenseless during a four-game losing streak heading into Friday night's road matchup with the Washington Wizards.
The Lakers (9-14) fell 116-107 at New York on Thursday, allowing the Knicks to shoot 53.2 percent for the third-highest mark against them. They yielded 68 first-half points, and have given up an average of 62.3 during this slide.
"We are having a re-occurring theme that the first quarter is just not good, and then the first half is not great and in the second half we seem to turn it on, and we need to solve that problem real quick," coach Mike D'Antoni said.
Bryant scored 31 points and leads the NBA with 29.3 per game, but Los Angeles fell to 1-11 when he scores at least 30. The Lakers are trying to avoid their fi...
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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 [...]
Things are clicking for Lob City right now. Winners of 7 straight, the Clipps have a solid starting five and bench that contains several starting line up caliber players. Meanwhile down the hall, the wheels are coming off. I don’t know if this is proof that the Mayan calendar ending in a few days signals [...]
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.
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.
Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Manhattan takes Brooklyn
It was another supercharged night at the Barclays Center for the much-anticipated rematch between New York's two teams. And both came to play in this entertaining up-and-down affair.
Manhattan (aka New York) may have exacted some revenge. Or better...