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Tweet A.C. Green played 16 years in the NBA, most notably as part of the Showtime-era Lakers. He is most known for being the “Iron Man,” playing in 1,192 straight games from 1986-2001, for being the punch-line of many jokes for his stance on abstinence, and for winning two NBA Championships in 1987 and 1988 [...]
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The Lakers official website launched a graphic comparing their record win streak to the Heat's streak of 27 games. See the stats here.
Kobe Bryant eclipsed Wilt Chamberlain on Saturday night, becoming the NBA's fourth-highest career scorer.
Bryant's jump shot with 7:45 left in the second quarter against the Sacramento Kings put him at 31,421 total points for his career. Chamberlain finished his career with 31,419.
Bryant tied Chamberlain 22 seconds earlier with a driving lay-up.
Next on the list for Bryant...
MINNEAPOLIS The basketball is in Steve Nash's hands, then quickly tossed away.
The ball is a rebound that no longer matters.
Ricky Rubio's hands are on his head. The clock rests at zero. He doesn't know where to walk or to look.
Jason Phillips, a referee, is answering the Timberwolves point guard: "No. Okay, alright."
But that was all. No redo, no replay...
Kobe Bryant looks just fine at playing small forward.
Bryant had 31 points and seven assists in his first game there filling in for the injured Metta World Peace to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 120-117 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night, their 22nd straight win over the Timberwolves.
Dwight Howard had 25 points, 16 rebounds, five blocks and five steals, and Pau Gasol...
It was yet another nail in the proverbial coffin for the Lakers last night, as they lost yet again to the Milwaukee Bucks and Kobe Bryant left the arena with another injury, an apparent bone spur in his foot that flared up. He was spotted on one crutch Tiny Tim style. If the Lakers make the playoffs, Kobe will have to declare, “God bless us, everyone!”
For fantasy owners, this...
Dwight Howard has been known to have a signature spin move to avoid opposing defenders. On Thursday, his footwork was put to the test against the Milwaukee Bucks’ mascot, Bango.
Prior to the Los Angeles Lakers’ matchup with the Bucks, Howard was spotted walking toward his team’s locker room. The 27-year-old’s peaceful stroll through the hallways at BMO Harris Bradley Center...
Former Lakers forward, A.C. Green, a three-time NBA champion with the team, had all three of his championship rings stolen from him from what he believes to be workers he hired to move belongings into storage.
According to USA Today Sports:
Police say three NBA championship rings belonging to former Los Angeles Lakers forward A.C. Green have been stolen from his Southern California...
Video: Showtime by the Mamba
Anyone else wondering why the Milwaukee Bucks’ mascot isn’t a buck? Yea me neither.
Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard had an embarrassing moment before his team’s 113-103 loss to the Bucks last night. When entering the BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee’s mascot Bango, gave Howard the scare.
Check the video out here:
H/T to Pro Basketball Talk for the video.
This infographic compares the 1971-72 Lakers' 33-game win streak to the 2013 Heat's 27-game effort.
Stars get the calls, apparently even on the road.