Originally written January 23, 2012 on Bloguin Best:
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Every morning, we'll give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day. 1: Lakers drop their third straight Another game of "Kobe vs. the world" with Bryant takine 30 shots and no one else taking more than 12. We've said a lot about the Lakers so we'll keep this one brief. We can sum this up with Pau Gasol's big stat: 10 assists. If Pau's your assist guy, then the Lakers offense needs to change. If the Lakers truly want to run their offense through Gasol, then he can't have LA's third lowest usage rate for the game. If Kobe took five fewer shots and Gasol got those touches, this might have been a win the way Pau was passing the ball. But this is part of the struggle of a new coach and new system in this lockout shortened year. 2: Roy Hibbert's fantastic season I'm not sure how many people are really paying attention to Roy Hibbert's play this season. His stats aren't eye-popping at 13.9 ppg and 9.9 rpg...
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