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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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BEST OF MAXIM
I feel like the Lakers, Kobe especially, just toss around new nicknames a little too flippantly. The latest nickname to surface is one which Kobe is giving to Metta World Peace, who is set to possibly make a comeback to the court Tuesday night when the Lakers play New Orleans. The fact that Metta is set to return already, is actually worthy of a new nickname.
According to the LA...
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...
Kobe maybe hasn’t been the best teammate at times, maybe hasn’t said or done the right things or made the most prudent decisions on and off the court during his career, but the fact remains, he is one of the greatest basketball players of all time.
Doesn’t matter if you love him or hate him, you have to respect the fact when it comes to his job, no one can question his dedication...
Kobe Bryant likely can't wait for this frustrating season to be over. Between the coaching change, injuries to himself and others, chemistry issues--the man did not want one of his final seasons in the game to go like this. He didn't want to be fighting for the No. 8 seed in the post season.
Well, chances are his fight is done after suffering an ankle injury--possibly...
This is not how it was supposed to end. This is not how a legend like Kobe Bryant is supposed to cap perhaps the most daunting season of his career.
A slew of sensational end-of-season games in which he had placed on his aging shoulders and carried alone his outrageously disappointing team and his own guarantee to make the playoffs? Yes, that would be right.
Or maybe coming up...
Experiment: Pray for Kobe Bryant and perhaps his Achilles will be repaired and we'll get the word after his MRI today that God is Good. God is Great.
We added the 'never coming back at this age'...
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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...
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...
He isn't saying he will play another five seasons, but Kobe Bryant isn't ready to think seriously about retirement.
There have been a number of different reactions to the video clips that surfaced last week of former Rutgers men’s basketball coach Mike Rice physically and verbally abusing his players. One of Rice’s former players, Mike Coburn, said that Rice took it too far at times but that the team understood him. Chipper Jones said he thought the players should toughen up and that he has...