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Pau Gasol was targeting Monday's game against the Phoenix Suns as a return date from his plantar fascia tear.
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The Los Angeles media contingent that is traveling with the Los Angeles Lakers are in in Indianapolis on Friday.
A pair of writers have started to leak early indicators that Pau Gasol could return to the lineup by Monday.
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Los Angeles Lakers' forward Pau Gasol heard nothing bu good news for the most part during his plantar fasciitus recovery, until now. According to the Los Angeles Times, Gasol suffered a setback Saturday when he took part in 2-on-2 work.Pau Gasol experienced soreness in his right foot while playing a two-on-two game at the team's training facility Saturday. He will see...
The Internet continues to be an incredible little tool for blasts from the past, and this morning it didn’t disappoint. Check out the below video which is over 13 minutes of a majority of the Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan one-on-one moments during NBA games. The two had four years of overlap in the NBA.
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Losing to the Lakers without Kobe (well, 12 minutes of ineffective Kobe) and Pau Gasol -- at home, mind you -- has to equal the Pacers' worst loss of the season. Even worse than the Miami game a few nights ago.
When I heard Kobe was going to play, I actually thought it would be a good thing for the Pacers. Surely he would not be 100% and might try to do too much, which would...
Kobe Bryant has had plenty of calls go his way during 16 years in the NBA, so it would be easy to dismiss his complaints in the ongoing debate about how he sprained his ankle.
That would be a gross injustice.
Dohntay Jones' play wasn't just dangerous, it was downright dirty.
The Los Angeles Lakers all-star actually didn't go far enough in griping about the play in...
Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is one of the most durable players in the league today. He's managed to thrive under pain and injury and will do so again Friday night. After going down with a sprained left ankle which was labelled "severe", many believed Bryant would miss game time, at least a couple of games. The Black Mamba and the Lakers have other plans...
Marc Gasol became resourceful Saturday and used his shoe to try stopping Derrick Favors on defense.
Gasol made a hook shot to make it 71-67 Utah in the fourth quarter, but Favors stepped on Gasol’s foot, causing his opponent’s shoe to come off. Luckily for Gasol, his Grizzlies teammate Ed Davis picked up the shoe and gave it to him. Gasol didn’t have a chance to put the shoe...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- When Kobe Bryant couldn't be the tough guy on the court Friday night, he resorted to being an MVP coach.
After hobbling around on a severely sprained left ankle for 12 minutes, Bryant retreated to the bench, where he spent the rest of the night contesting calls, waving teammates into the right spots and even drawing something up on a clipboard for Dwight...
Mike D'Antoni believes the Lakers shouldn't have to be reliant on Kobe Bryant to play one-on-one basketball when he returns,
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Antawn Jamison scored 27 points, Metta World Peace added 22, and the Los Angeles Lakers won without Kobe Bryant, beating the Sacramento Kings 113-102 Sunday night for their sixth victory in seven games.
Bryant missed his first game of the season to rest his sprained left ankle, making a game-time decision to rest his aching joint. Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni...
Kobe Bryant never even emerged from the Los Angeles Lakers' locker room, slowed by his sprained ankle and leveled by an apparent case of the flu.
The Lakers didn't seem to miss him much while they rolled to another win in what's turning into an awfully interesting second half of the season.
Antawn Jamison scored 27 points, Metta World Peace added 22, and the Lakers...
This week brought the Lakers triumphs against the Bulls, Magic, and Pacers and a loss to the Hawks. Not to mention a sprained ankle to our fearless leader. Here’s what Twitter had to say about all that and more in our favorite Tweets of the Week.
#Lakers Charity Event with @redfoo and @kobebryant baby!! #LaFreaK twitter.com/LMFAO/status/3…
— LMFAO (@LMFAO) March 11, 2013
Kobe Bryant's availability for Friday night's game will be a
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Kobe Bryant is doubtful for tonight’s game against the Phoenix Suns. After sustaining his ankle injury in the last seconds of the Atlanta Hawks game he played for only a quarter of the win against the Indiana Pacers and did not dress Sunday in the win versus the Sacramento Kings. Via Twitter, Kobe announced he has the #flu alongside his ankle injury...