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Kobe Bryant is continuing to encourage his teammates as their perimeter shooting problems persist.
The Indiana Pacers have no such worries about their 3-point attack.
The Pacers ended a lengthy road losing streak against the Lakers last season, and they enter Sunday night's matchup with the better record as they seek a winning three-game trip.
Bryant is in his usual place among the NBA's elite with his 30.4 scoring average, but hasn't been getting adequate help. The Lakers (10-7) are one of the league's worst 3-point shooting teams at 25.7 percent.
Los Angeles made 6 of 20 3s in each of its two road losses this week, falling 98-87 at Miami on Thursday and 92-80 the next night in Orlando.
"I tell them (teammates) that they have to keep shooting them," Bryant said. "They are much better shooters than the statistics are showing right now. We just have to keep shooting them."
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Kobe Bryant sponsored a clothing drive at UC Irvine to help the people affected by the Tornadoes that hit Joplin Missouri in May 2011 and he showed up on Extreme Makeover to give it a little promo.
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Given all of the buildup and excitement created by LeBron James vs. Kobe Bryant showdowns, for the most part, the games have largely been duds. The reason is that LeBron seemingly always wins, while putting up better numbers across the board.
And this drives Kobe Bryant crazy.
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Tune into FOX Sports Florida at 7:30 p.m. to watch the Orlando Magic take on the Los Angeles Lakers. NBA Magic territory.
The Orlando Magic are ready to put their first loss in almost two weeks behind them. They can start by adding to the Los Angeles Lakers' struggles on the road.
Looking to improve their recent play at the Amway Center, the Magic try to beat the Lakers in...