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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace will have surgery on a torn meniscus in his left knee and miss the next six weeks.
The Lakers announced the timeline on Wednesday. World Peace is scheduled to have surgery Thursday and he won't be ready when the playoffs begin next month, if the Lakers reach the postseason.
They are in eighth place in the West, just a game ahead of Utah and Dallas for the final playoff spot.
World Peace was injured on Monday night against Golden State. He is averaging 12.8 points and 5.1 rebounds.
D'Antoni says Jodie Meeks will start Wednesday night against Minnesota in World Peace's place. That means Kobe Bryant will be the small forward.
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MILWAUKEE -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has a bone spur in his left foot and will be examined further in Sacramento on Friday.
The team announced Bryant's injury after the Lakers' locker room had cleared out following their 113-103 loss to the Bucks on Thursday night.
Bryant spent a large amount of time in the trainers' room of the BMO Harris Bradley Center...
Are we at the point with the Lakers where we’re taking moral victories? If so, than Kobe’s dunk on Monday night in the Lakers loss to the Warriors was definitely that. Check out Mamba’s two-hand reverse dunk.
Kobe finished with 36 but it wasn’t enough. The Jazz beat the Sixers and with the Mavericks just a game behind the Lakers. Every win is crucial. Playoffs start...
The Golden State Warriors hammered the Los Angeles Lakers Monday night in what seemed like an exhibition match rather than an NBA game; by the way Los Angeles helped out the Utah Jazz (just back one game from the 8th seed) with their loss. The Lakers looked like they have most of the season: befuddled [...]The post Kobe Bryant’s Reverse Dunk Vs. Golden State (Video) appeared...
Kobe Bryant has a bone spur in his left foot.
Following Los Angeles' 113-103 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night, the Lakers revealed the injury. He left the arena using one crutch, but appeared to be walking without pain.
Bryant led the Lakers with 30 points, leaving him four points behind Wilt Chamberlain for fourth place on the NBA's career list. Bryant played...
It was yet another nail in the proverbial coffin for the Lakers last night, as they lost yet again to the Milwaukee Bucks and Kobe Bryant left the arena with another injury, an apparent bone spur in his foot that flared up. He was spotted on one crutch Tiny Tim style. If the Lakers make the playoffs, Kobe will have to declare, “God bless us, everyone!”
For fantasy owners, this...
Kobe Bryant took advantage of a 1-on-1 vs. the Warriors second-year guard Klay Thompson and accelerated baseline for the nasty double-clutch reverse jam Monday night:
Before opting for one crutch to bring Kobe Bryant out of the Bradley Center on Thursday, the Lakers briefly considered using a wheelchair.
As the Lakers watch their lead on the eighth playoff spot in the Western Conference shrink, the team is also faced with more injury issues. I know, shocking, right? Both Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash are hobbled right now by pain.According to Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles, Bryant is dealing with bone spurs in his foot and Nash is battling hip spasms. The bone spurs have...
So, Nike has introduced some new superhero shoes for Lebron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant. Superhero shoes? Yeah, basically Nike had to release some new shoes for the NBA playoffs, and came up with a superhero theme. Officially, this is the Elite Series 2.0 line and, truth be told, they are pretty sweet.
There's a little bit of a sticking point, though: They violate the...
So the “Zen Master” has finally made his way to Twitter. I wonder if Kobe Bryant had a hand in this.
NBA coaching legend, Phil Jackson, has decided to take his talents to Twitter. It didn’t take long before his follower count reached 112,000 and to receive the blue check of approval, following one simple but complex tweet.
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— Phil Jackson (@PhilJackson11...
Down 120-117 to the Lakers after a Kobe Bryant free throw miss with 3.4 seconds remaining in the game, Ricky Rubio grabbed the rebound and dribbled into a desperation 3-point attempt to tie the game. Kobe attempted to contest the shot and appeared to have made contact with Rubio’s arm. The refs did not call a foul which caused an enraged Ricky Rubio to argue the call to no avail...
Stars get the calls, apparently even on the road.
MINNEAPOLIS — The Los Angeles Lakers’ push for the playoffs just got a whole lot tougher.
Lakers forward Metta World Peace, the team’s best perimeter defender, is scheduled to have surgery on Thursday to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee. He’ll miss a minimum of six weeks, the team announced Wednesday.
That means that even if the Lakers get into the playoffs — they’re...