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Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony share reason for not joining forces

Last summer, Carmelo Anthony was being wooed by several teams, but one of the teams that made a hard push late was the Los Angeles Lakers. While Kobe Bryant wasn’t initially at the meeting, the two later would get together and discuss many things including joining forces together on the Lakers. Anthony and Bryant both agreed that it wouldn’t work playing together and decided...
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Kobe Bryant and Nike Unveil the Kobe X

The Nike Kobe X is officially here. The signature shoe Kobe Bryant will presumably wear when his returns from injury, was unveiled today despite the Lakers legend being sidelined for the rest of the season, due to a rotator cuff injury. Bryant spoke with Sports Illustrated about the evolution of design in his latest shoe. “When I first started the process working with Nike, I...
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Jordan Clarkson showing major potential for Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers selected Missouri Tiger point guard Jordan Clarkson with the 46th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. He was a very talented college point guard, but there were split opinions on whether or not he would be able to translate his game to the NBA. That being said, over the last two games with consistent minutes and a prominent role he has begun showing major...
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DeMarcus Cousins Will Replace Kobe Bryant In All-Star Game

DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacramento Kings DeMarcus Cousins of the Sacrament Kings will be replacing Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game. As reported by Dan Feldman of NBC Sports, the fans voted in Kobe Bryant but due to him being out for the rest of the season DeMarcus Cousins was chosen as a replacement. NBA reports: Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus...
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Lakers send starting forward Ryan Kelly down to D-League

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Lakers have assigned forward Ryan Kelly to their D-League affiliate. The Lakers sent Kelly to the Los Angeles D-Fenders on Friday before they departed on an East Coast road trip. Kelly started the Lakers' last four games, but scored just 13 points on 3-for-13 shooting. The second-year pro from Duke had just three points in 21 minutes during...
Via AP on Fox
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Carmelo Anthony Says He And Kobe Bryant Decided They Wouldn’t Work As Teammates?

Did Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony decide over the summer that they wouldn’t work together as teammates? That’s what Anthony seems to be implying. “They came in at the 25th hour, they swooped in there,’’ Anthony said of the Lakers, according to Marc Berman from the New York Post. “It was a great visit. The conversations I had with Kobe was just man to man. We both had...
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VIDEO: Jordan Hill Puts Up 26 Points, 12 Rebounds vs. Bulls

Jordan Hill had a great game against the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night. In 41 minutes of play, Hill recorded 26 points (on 11-for-22 shooting) 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocks and 1 steal in the Lakers’ 123-118 double overtime victory against Pau Gasol’s Bulls last night. Hill hit a variety of shots throughout the night and came up clutch down the stretch, too. It’ll be...
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Los Angeles Lakers: 4 players to keep for the future

This current Los Angeles Lakers roster is a melting pot of veterans looking for one more chance and young guys trying to make their way and prove themselves in this league. As there are no truly established players on this roster, the Lakers haven’t committed long-term to any of them. The only players with long term contracts on the roster is talented sixth man Nick Young, who...
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Lakers fans troll Jalen Rose's birthday with 81 pts tweets

Laker fans are savage. Today is Jalen Rose’s birthday. The former player turned television analyst turned 42 today, though fans of the Lakers weren’t prepared to just send a regular birthday greeting to Rose. Instead, they decided to do a little trolling by reminding Rose of the time he guarded Kobe Bryant during his 81 point game in January of 2006. Happy birthday @JalenRose...
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Kobe Bryant: I’m Not Retiring

Kobe Bryant will be 36-years-old at the start of 2015 NBA season, but he made it abundantly clear to ESPN.com, that he’s not retiring. With his shoulder in a sling, Mamba said he planned on being ready to play come September for the Los Angeles Lakers’ training camp. “Yeah, that’s the plan,” he said. Bryant said his rehab over the next couple of months will involve ...
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Kobe Bryant on if he’ll be ready to roll come September: ‘Yeah, that’s the plan’

Kobe Bryant, fresh off surgery Wednesday to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder that ended his season — which he jokingly blamed on passing too much — said the “plan” at the moment is for him to be good to go for training camp in September as he eyes a return for...Read More The post Kobe Bryant on if he’ll be ready to roll come September: ‘Yeah, that...
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Kevin Harlan hit in head with loose ball during Bulls-Lakers game (Video)

TNT's NBA play-by-play announcer Kevin Harlan was accidentally hit in the head with a loose ball during the fourth quarter of Thursday night's Los Angeles Lakers game against Chicago.The ball hit Harlan in the side of the head and knocked his glasses off, but he recovered quickly enough to call the next play like the true professional that he is. In fact, Harlan even analyzed the...
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GM: Kobe extension '100 percent' right move, 'worth every penny'

When the Lakers signed Kobe Bryant to his two-year, $48.5 million extension in November 2013, he hadn't played in seventh months due to a torn Achilles. Only weeks after signing the extension, Bryant returned to the court -- for all of six games before going down for the season with a broken knee. This season, the first of the two-year deal, Bryant made it through 35 games, but not...
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Lakers Attempt Alley-Oop, Fail Miserably

This failed alley-oop attempt by the Los Angeles Lakers was just about the only thing that went horribly awry in a 59-point half against the Chicago Bulls. [Vine] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Is Kobe Bryant Retiring? Lakers GM Doesn’t Think So

Is Kobe Bryant retiring in the offseason? ESPN reports Los Angeles Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak doesn’t seem to think so. Kupchak said he fully expects Bryant to return next season despite having his season ending due to shoulder surgery this week. Bryant’s torn rotator cuff was the third straight season ending injury for the Lakers all star and he is expected to need nine months...
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Kobe Bryant Underwent Successful Surgery On His Rotator Cuff

It didn’t take long for Kobe Bryant to undergo surgery for his torn rotator cuff and judging by statements from the team and Kobe’s own Instagram, the surgery appears to have gone well. The Lakers released a statement which confirmed that Kobe had surgery and that he would likely be out for the next nine Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Lucky Laker Fans Were Given This Amazing Dr. Buss Ring Last Night

When the Lakers are losing – and there’s no Kobe Bryant – there needs to be perks for fans who decide to spend their hard-earned money on tickets. So, what’s the answer? Giveaways, of course! This season, the Lakers have had some interesting giveaways for fans who attend their games at Staples Center, and the free gift the purple and gold gave away last night was just beautiful...
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Kobe Bryant Expected To Miss Nine Months After Rotator Cuff Surgery

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Kobe Bryant is officially done for the season after having surgery to repair his torn right rotator cuff Wednesday. The Los Angeles Lakers also made it official that their superstar doesn’t believe his career is finished. Bryant is expected to need nine months to recover from his third straight season-ending injury. If Bryant meets...
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Kobe Bryant has surgery, expected to be out for 9 months

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Kobe Bryant is officially done for the season after having surgery to repair his torn right rotator cuff Wednesday. The Los Angeles Lakers also made it official that their superstar doesn't believe his career is finished. Bryant is expected to need nine months to recover from his third straight season-ending injury. If Bryant meets that timetable, he could...
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Kobe Bryant has surgery, expected to be out for 9 months

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Kobe Bryant is officially done for the season after having surgery to repair his torn right rotator cuff Wednesday. The Los Angeles Lakers also made it official that their superstar doesn't believe his career is finished. Bryant is expected to need nine months to recover from his third straight season-ending injury. If Bryant meets that timetable, he could...
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Kobe Bryant out approximately nine months

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant underwent a successful surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn rotator cuff. Bryant, who injured his right shoulder in last Wednesday night’s game against the Pelicans in New Orleans will be out for approximately nine months. “I expect Kobe to make a full recovery and if all goes as expected, he...
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Lakers' Kobe Bryant has surgery, expected to be out for 9 months

  Kobe Bryant is expected to be ready for the start of next season after the Los Angeles Lakers superstar underwent surgery on his torn right rotator cuff. Bryant had successful surgery Wednesday at the Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles. Neal ElAttrache and Steve Lombardo performed the two-hour surgery. ElAttrache says he expects Bryant to make a full recovery, but Bryant...
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Kobe Bryant undergoes successful surgery, will be out for 9 months

Kobe Bryant underwent successful shoulder surgery on Wednesday, according to a press release from the Los Angeles Lakers. Bryant needed the procedure to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. The five-time NBA champion appeared to aggravate the injury, which he had reportedly been dealing with since the preseason, after dunking the ball against the New Orleans Pelicans...
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Lakers announce Kobe’s recovery timetable

Photo Credit: latimes.com Injured Lakers’ star, Kobe Bryant, underwent successful surgery to repair his injured right rotator cuff on Wednesday. Bryant suffered the injury last week against the Pelicans. The Los Angeles Lakers have reportedly made a statement, saying Bryant’s injury would take an estimated nine months to fully heal. “I expect Kobe to make a full recovery and...
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Kobe Out 9 Months After Rotator Cuff Surgery

Kobe Bryant’s surgery on his shoulder was a success, but it came at a steep cost. Bryant will miss the next nine months after having rotator cuff surgery. Lakers announce the inevitable: Kobe Bryant surgery successful. The twist: He is expected to be out approximately nine months. — Bill Oram (@billoram) January 28, 2015 The Lakers released this statement: Lakers statement...
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