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All is quiet and seems well at the moment. The Los Angeles Lakers (after a horrible start to the season) are fighting for the 8th spot in the playoffs despite the many injuries the team has faced. Dwight Howard was one of the players who missed some time due to injuries, but he’s played most [...]
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The Los Angeles Lakers are fighting for their post-season lives.
To take a one-game lead for the 8th and final seed in the Western Conference bracket, the Lakers had to get past the Portland Trailblazers.
Watch Bryant dominate to get it done. The Lakers won 113-106.
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Video: Kobe Bryant goes off for 47 in Portland. appeared first on Players View.
In addition to having healing powers similar to that of Wolverine, Metta World Peace is still a kooky as ever. Following the Lakers victory last night, his first since undergoing surgery on a torn meniscus in his knee, Metta discussed the secret to his quick return. This is where he evoked the miracle lyricist, Right Said Fred: “I’m too sexy for my cat. My cat. I’m just too...
The Los Angeles Lakers have called on Kobe Bryant to help carry the team in their attempt to claim a playoff spot in the Western Conference. However, with the return of Metta World Peace, coach Mike D’Antoni told reporters – including Mike Bresnahan of The Los Angeles Times – that he will attempt to lessen Bryant’s minutes in preparation for the postseason.Metta World...
David Lee popped Dwight Howard in the mouth pretty good, the last time the Lakers and Warriors met. Howard declared revenge of Lee, but now has soften his stance.
Dwight Howard: “I’m not going to do anything stupid to mess our team up, so don’t go out there expecting me to go MMA on David Lee.”
— Ben Bolch (@latbbolch) April 12, 2013
Howard is right, it isn’t the time...
The Los Angeles Lakers have been horrible since the start of the season. They blamed coach Mike Brown, which lead to his ouster. They then brought in head coach Mike [...]
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Kobe Bryant scored a season-high 47 points and the Los Angeles Lakers pulled closer to a playoff berth with a 113-106 victory over the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
The Lakers moved a game up on the Utah Jazz for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.
Portland, missing the playoffs for the second straight season...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kobe Bryant scored 34 points while playing much of the second half in obvious pain from his injured left leg, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied in the final minutes without him to stay in the playoff picture with a 118-116 victory over the Golden State Warriors on Friday night.
Stephen Curry scored 47 points in a dynamic performance for the Warriors, but Los...
Kobe Bryant has a probable torn Achilles, the Lakers say. MRI tomorrow to confirm.
— Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) April 13, 2013
Kobe has a probable torn Achilles. MRI tomorrow to confirm.
— Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) April 13, 2013
If you like basketball, this sucks. You want Kobe to play, and you want him to lose..but you don't want him to get a serious injury...
There are 3 games left to be played for the Lakers (42-37), but their work in maintaining their 8th seed status is far from over.
L.A. is a full game ahead of Utah, but the Jazz have a much easier schedule facing Minnesota twice and Memphis on the road. They've only beaten the Grizzlies once at home but are undefeated against the Timberwolves in 2 tries.