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The Lakers agreed to a deal with second-year point guard Kendall Marshall today after it was announced that Kobe Bryant would miss the next six weeks with a fractured left knee. Marshall was traded by the Phoenix Suns before the start of the season and then waived by the Washington Wizards in order for the team to trim their roster to the NBA maximum of 15 players. He then signed with a D-League team earlier this month. In seven games for the Delaware 87ers, Marshall averaged 19.4 points, 9.6 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game while shooting 46 percent from three-point range. Sure, the competition in the D-League is weaker than that of the NBA, yet Marshall – who was the 13th overall pick in the 2012 draft – getting court time in Mike D’Antoni’s offense should be an interesting experiment to say the least. Here are two of Marshall’s best performances with the 87ers: 31 points, 10 assists, 9 rebounds 22 points, 15 assists .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 300px; height: 250px; } @media(min-width: 500px) { .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 300px; height: 250px; } } @media(min-width: 800px) { .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 336px; height: 280px; } }

What Can Kendall Marshall Do for the Lakers?

As recently reported, free agent point guard Kendall Marshall was acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers from the D-League squad, the Delaware ’87ers.  After being picked 13th overall by the Phoenix Suns and playing in the D-League, Marshall was ultimately traded to the Wizards and subsequently dropped.  His recent signing begs the question: Can Kendall Marshall find […]The post...

Kobe Bryant: 'Only an idiot would doubt my return'

Kobe Bryant received some unfavorable news Thursday morning when he learned that he would miss at least six weeks with a fractured lateral tibial plateau in his left knee.However, in classic Black Mamba fashion, Bryant immediately launched a campaign revolving around the message that he will be back.Aside from posting a tweet that read "#BrokenNotBeaten" on his Twitter...

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Kobe Bryant to Miss Six Weeks After Suffering Fractured Tibia

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant just can’t buy a break, at least not in the sense of having something go right injury-wise. He didn’t buy it, but he did find out Thursday he has a break of another kind. The Lakers announced Thursday afternoon that Bryant has suffered a  fracture of the lateral tibial plateau in his left knee. That injury will keep Bryant out for six...

Phil Jackson discusses Kobe Bryant’s injury, whether he should’ve had minutes restriction

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It was fun while it lasted

In my last post, I said that Christmas came early for Laker fans when Kobe Bryant announced his return for the December 8 tilt with the Toronto Raptors. Unfortunately for Laker fans, Christmas is cancelled. Maybe that’s a tad overdramatic, but on Thursday, the Lakers announced that Bryant suffered a fractured tibia in Tuesday night’s win over the Memphis Grizzlies, which will...

Lakers announce Kobe Bryant out Six weeks with fractured tibia

The Los Angeles Lakers have lost 15-time All-Star Kobe Bryant after just six games this season with a fractured tibia according to multiple reports. Beat writer Eric Pincus of the Los Angeles Times reports the injury via twitter:Kobe Bryant will be out 6 weeks with a left knee injury - lateral tibial plateau fracture— Eric Pincus (@EricPincus) December 19, 2013The "Black Mamba...

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is out six weeks

According to the Los Angeles Times, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will miss six weeks.  He hurt his knee in the..

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Kobe Bryant is expected to miss about six weeks with an injured left knee, dealing the second major injury setback of the year to the Los Angeles Lakers' superstar guard. An MRI exam on Thursday revealed Bryant has a fracture in his lateral tibial plateau - the top of his shinbone near his knee. Bryant made his season debut with the Lakers (12-13) on Dec. 8 after nearly eight...

LeBron Tweets At Kobe

Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant received plenty of support from those on Twitter, following the announcement he would miss six weeks with a knee injury. One of those tweeters offering support was none other than LeBron James. LBJ tweeted a "get well soon" message to Bryant. Yo @kobebryant #Mamba get well soon homie! — LeBron James (@KingJames) December...

Report: Lakers take Pau Gasol off trading block

The Los Angeles Lakers have taken All-Star center Pau Gasol off the trading block, report’s Ramona Shelburne and Marc Stein. According to the report, the Lakers are encouraged by the way he’s played over the team’s four-game trip which ended with a 96-92 win against the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday.  Gasol has also made amends for his recent public spat...

Charles Barkley on Kobe Bryant, “Lakers should shut him down for the season”

There are few people more opinionated about the NBA than Turner Sports analyst Charles Barkley and before the start of TNT’s Thursday night doubleheader, the Chuckster decided to speak his thoughts about Kobe Bryant. With the news that Kobe Bryant will be out till mid-January with an injured left knee, Barkley decided to say that it would be in the Lakers best interest to shut...

Kobe Bryant expected to miss six weeks

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is expected to miss six weeks with a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau in his left knee, the team announced Thursday. D’Antoni: “You hate it for Kobe. He’s worked so hard to get back.” @XavierHenry will take over PG duties for the short-handed Lakers. — Los Angeles Lakers (@Lakers) December 19, 2013 Bryant suffered the injury during...

Kevin Hart Remixes ‘I Wish’ with Kobe, Melo, Chris Paul and Andre Iguodala

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Report: Lakers Sign Guard Kendall Marshall

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Lakers, who recently lost guards Steve Blake, Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant to injuries, have signed the 13th overall pick from the 2012 NBA draft, Kendall Marshall, who was playing for the Delaware 87ers of the D-League. Desperate to replenish their guard depth, the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to a deal with former NBA lottery...
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