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The Los Angeles Lakers illuminated Jerry Buss’ chair in his empty suite on Wednesday night and held a touching tribute prior to Wednesday night’s matchup with the Celtics. Kobe Bryant took the mic at halfcourt and proclaimed his appreciation for “the greatest owner in sports, ever” saying:
“He was a brilliant and incredible owner, but even a better person with a great heart…His...
This is probably not the best time to make guarantees, but Kobe Bryant has made one.
The Lakers, he said, will make the playoffs.
Granted, theyre three games under .500 and 3 games out of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference, but Bryant sounded certain when he told SI.com that it was going to happen.
It's not a question of if we make the playoffs, Bryant...
The Lakers honored their owner Jerry Buss before taking the court for their first game following his death with a touching video tribute and another more fitting way as the buzzer sounded. You can watch the video tribute below, but the real tribute came with the Lakers knocking off the Celtics by a score of 113-99.
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In the world of sports, there are two owners synonymous with success. And both are gone now. George Steinbrener of the New York Yankees had a win-at-all-costs mentality. He would spend a ton and ruthlessly cut players. Jerry Buss was a more civilized version of that, but with just as much success. Maybe more.Yesterday, Buss died at the age of 80. He was battling cancer...
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A memorial service was held for Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss on Thursday in Los Angeles. Steve Nash and his girlfriend Brittany Richardson attended the event. Check out Nash listening intently to Kobe’s speech. I’m starting to believe Kobe might be right about the Lakers making the playoffs. To See the Video continue reading.-TO
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Kobe wants Dwight Howard to stop clowning around, but Dwight doesn’t know how to act any other way. People may not like Kobe Bryant, but no one questions his desire to be great and his work ethic.
That is what gets him the respect from peers and fans alike, but I don’t think anyone respects Dwight Howard right now, on or off the court.
Here is just a latest example why from Larry...
The drama never stops with the Los Angeles Lakers. Before the Dwight Howard trade became a done deal, both Dwight and Kobe Bryant were hesitant to become teammates. Kobe made [...]
Dwight Howard is the Lakers version of Rizzo with Kobe Bryant playing the role of Sandy if Page 6's source is to be believed:
Amid other reports that the Lakers’ chilly on-court chemistry was...
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Tweet Unless they’re Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard, NBA players sometimes develop bonds with their teammates. They spend a lot of time together practicing and on the road and form friendships with one another. Apparently that’s the case with the Houston Rockets, as Jeremy Lin said he didn’t feel like playing after the Rockets traded [...]
Playing in their first game since owner Jerry Buss died, the Los Angeles Lakers played like a team Wednesday night in an emotional 113-99 victory over their greatest rival, the Boston Celtics.
Dwight Howard led the team with 24 points and 12 rebounds,
NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman spent one of his 14 NBA seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers. That season was 1998-99, and he only played 23 games that year.
That doesn’t mean, however, that the enigmatic superstar didn’t get close with Lakers owner Jerry Buss.
So you could imagine Rodman was pretty sad when the news came that Buss had passed away Monday. Coincidentally, Rodman...
Chris Paul showed off a bit of his wild side in his ensemble selection for Clippers vs. Spurs. CP3 islocked in on the current animal print shoe trend here with a pair of Del Toro shoes. Throw in Rag and Bone denim, 5001 Flavors shirt, Persol eyewear and gold Miansai bracelet….oh and a Rolex.
Also, check out Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant and Paul Pierce’s looks from Wednesday’s...
Cuban has been enjoying taking shots at the Lakers season, probably because the Mavericks aren’t doing that much better. He has been giving advice about the Lakers coaching situation, Dwight Howard and now Kobe Bryant.
Bryant is owed $30.4 million for the 13-14 season, but continues to play at a high All-Star level.
“If you look at their payroll, even if Dwight (Howard) comes...