Found February 22, 2012 on
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March 8, 2011 was the last time the Lakers (19-13) were in Dallas, but they hardly need a reminder what happened that day. However, forgetting what transpired on the floor of the American Airlines Center last year will not serve this team in what they'll try to accomplish tonight as they take on the defending champs Dallas Mavericks (21-12).The Lakers are a ridiculous 5-11 on the road. And with 32 games already in the bag in this shortened season, it's time to take that record more seriously if they want to succeed in the playoffs.That's probably one of the reasons why team captains Kobe Bryant and Derek Fisher held a players-only meeting after the team defeated Portland at Staples Center last Monday. Sticking together amidst all of the drama facing the team is a message that needed to be given that's actually been long overdue this season. After the kind of team-oriented on-court camaraderie they showed on both sides of the floor Monday night, it's exciting to k...
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Kobe Bryant was in a playful mood after Wednesday night's 96-91 victory over the Mavericks.
Standing in the visiting locker room at American Airlines Center, the Los Angeles Lakers superstar, who was held to 15 points on 4-of-15 shooting, was asked about a comment he made regarding his fadeaway jumper being "sexier" than the one belonging to Dirk Nowitzki.
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In saying Lakers should either trade Gasol or pledge not to, and suggesting Gasol's play is affected by the uncertainty, Bryant demeans a teammate and advocates a course of action that could hurt team's bargaining power.What an idiotic rant, but not a surprise given Kobe Bryant's track record as a big baby.
Enzo G. Castellari, cult Italian director of 70′s exploitation movies, introduces us to a hidden treasure taken from his filmography, Milano Kalibro Kobe. The short movie, discovered in the basement of the director’s house, tells the story of the epic struggle between the law enforcement and a gang of ruthless thiefs and how the battle between evil and good takes a twist for...
Johnson says Lakers need to make "one or two trades" before March 15 deadline to be a serious contender in the West.Reporting from Dallas — Magic Johnson still cares. Obviously.
Kobe Bryant scored 28 points, Andrew Bynum had 14 points and 19 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers roared to a 30-point lead early in the second quarter before holding on for a 103-92 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.
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Kobe Bryant and Derek Fisher gathered everyone together in the Lakers' locker room Monday night and tried to set the tone for the second half of the season.