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Tweet The Los Angeles Lakers are clinging to the eighth and final playoff seed in the West by only a game over the Utah Jazz, making every game they play a must-win scenario. With the Lakers struggling to get stops against the Portland Trail Blazers, Kobe Bryant took matters into his own hands, scoring a [...]
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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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Kobe Bryant made an ordinary move to the basket, putting his head down and pushing off his back foot. Only this time, it ended with Bryant wincing and crumpling to the ground.
The diagnosis: A torn Achilles tendon.
The result: The Lakers playoff hopes possibly crumpling right along with their star.
Bryant will have an MRI on Saturday to confirm the bad news already reported by...
LOS ANGELES – Kobe Bryant pushed his fraying body and his Los Angeles Lakers teammates relentlessly through the second half of a vital game until he felt a searing pain in his left heel.
Bryant’s Achilles’ tendon apparently is torn. His season likely is over.
And though the Lakers held on to beat Golden State, Bryant thinks they’ll have to continue their playoff chase without...
The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Golden State Warriors last night, but they lost Kobe Bryant to what appears to be for the remainder of the season, as the All-Star suffered a “probable torn Achilles,” according to the team.Bryant left the game with just over three minutes left to play after suffering his injury. He knocked down two free throws before exiting the court. He...
Mike Rice has to be wondering when folks are going to stop talking about him. The man has been fired, he's bee parodied by Saturday Night Live, and skewered by just about every analysts, writer, journalist, and blogger in existence (and with good reason).
Now has Kobe Bryant talking smack and saying what he would do.
Don't worry Mike. Someone will do something...
Any other season and performances like what Kobe Bryant had Wednesday night against the Portland Trail Blazers would be part of an MVP highlight reel. However, with LeBron James the hands-down favorite to win it this year it will have to be just another game.
All be it an incredible one (47 points!!!) that kept the Lakers in playoff contention after leading them to a 113-106 win over Portland!
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, has lost nine straight...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kobe Bryant fueled a desperate rally with 23 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the New Orleans Hornets 104-96 on Tuesday night to keep their slim playoff hopes alive.
Pau Gasol had 22 points and 11 rebounds, and Dwight Howard added 19 points to help the Lakers tie Utah for the eighth and final Western Conference playoff berth...
He isn't saying he will play another five seasons, but Kobe Bryant isn't ready to think seriously about retirement.