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Kobe Bryant and his Los Angeles Lakers will be at home on Tuesday night for an NBA betting matchup against Steve Nash and the Suns.
The Lakers are 7-3 straight up in the past 10 meetings between the Western clubs, but just 4-6 against the spread in that span. The OVER/UNDER sits at 7-3 in the last 10 games between the teams.
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Kobe Bryant scored 40 points to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to their first road win of the season, a 90-87 overtime victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.
The Lakers (8-4) put an end to Utah's five-game home winning streak.
Bryant - who scored 48 on Tuesday - had 20 points by halftime and 31 through three quarters, making 11 of 19 shots to that point.
Kobe Bryant can’t go to Germany right now, and Germany is not coming to Los Angeles. Kobe wanted to but is not going to have the experimental procedure done on his wrist that he had done on his knee this summer, according to the Los Angeles Times. Of greatest importance, the German doctor whom Bryant…
Bryant, Bell renew rivalry
By Tony Jones
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Jan 11, 2012 11:09PM MDT
Through four quarters and a five-minute overtime, Kobe Bryant and Raja Bell fought and clawed with each other. Bell incurred a technical foul in the first period. The two pushed and shoved each other at the end of regulation. The competition reached a fever pitch on more than...
Kobe Bryant scored 26 points and dished out nine assists as the Los Angeles Lakers downed the Memphis Grizzlies, 90-82.
Pau Gasol's first three-point basket of the season gives the Lakers the lead in overtime and they earn their first road win of the season. Kobe Bryant scores 40 points and has 88 in his last two games.Reporting from Salt Lake City – The Lakers got a road win, and Kobe Bryant got some help to make it happen.
Every morning, we'll have a look at the big news from the previous night's action in a round up of recaps and reactions from around the web.
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The Golden State Warriors came back from 17 points down to force overtime and then beat the Miami Heat by 5 (recap). Meanwhile, Kobe Bryant dropped 48 points on the Phoenix Sun en route to a 16 point win (recap)...
L.A. grinds out its sixth win in 10 games, 90-82 over the Grizzlies, despite committing an appalling 27 turnovers. Kobe Bryant gets 26 points and nine assists, Matt Barnes 15 points and 10 rebounds.Almost nothing will come easily to the Lakers this season.
Steve Nash had 17 assists and 10 points in 27 minutes as the Phoenix Suns routed the weary and short-handed Milwaukee Bucks 109-93 on Sunday night.
By JUSTIN EINHORN
STATS Senior Editor
The Los Angeles Lakers continue to play solid defense, especially at home, despite still learning coach Mike Brown's system amid a busy schedule.
That defensive prowess could get a stiff test Tuesday night at Staples Center from the improving Phoenix Suns as these Pacific Division rivals begin their season series.
No team played more in...