Kobe on 1-14 shooting: “I could’ve scored 80 tonight. It wouldn’t have made a damn difference.”

Despite shooting 1-14 from the field in Tuesday’s blowout loss to the Golden State Warriors, Kobe Bryant is not taking much blame. “I’m not really worried about it, honestly,” Bryant said, according to ESPN. “My shooting will be better. I could’ve scored 80 tonight. It wouldn’t have made a damn difference. We just have bigger problems. I could be out there averaging...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Kobe on 1-14 shooting: “I could’ve scored 80 tonight. It wouldn’t have made a damn difference.”

Despite shooting 1-14 from the field in Tuesday’s blowout loss to the Golden State Warriors, Kobe Bryant is not taking much blame. “I’m not really worried about it, honestly,” Bryant said, according to ESPN. “My shooting will be better. I could’ve scored 80 tonight. It wouldn’t have made a damn difference. We just have bigger problems. I could be out there averaging...
Via Bloguin Best
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Kobe frustrated with Lakers: I could’ve scored 80 and not made a difference

Kobe Bryant slogged through the worst shooting performance of his career Tuesday night, but the former Los Angeles Lakers star is more frustrated with the team than himself. According to ESPN’s Baxter Holmes, following the 111-77 loss to the Golden State Warriors, Bryant said the Lakers need to start playing as a team to be competitive. “I’m not really worried about it, honestly...
Via Sportsnaut
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Twitter reacts to Kobe Bryant's 1-for-14 shooting night vs. Warriors

Kobe Bryant is averaging 15.2 points per game on 31 percent shooting this season. Thearon W. Henderson Getty ImagesThe 2015-16 season has been a complete disaster for Kobe Bryant.The lowpoint for the 37-year-old future Hall of Famer came Tuesday night when he connected on just one of the 14 shots he put up during the Lakers 111-77 loss to the Warriors.Of course, the Internet had...
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Warriors Fan Taunts Lakers After Winning Free Haircuts For Every Fan (Video)

The haircut place Great Clips owes Adam from Alameda something big. Adam is a Golden State Warriors fan, you see. On Tuesday night during the Warriors’ game with the Los Angeles Lakers, Adam was tabbed to do one of those in-game shooting contests. Adam had 45 seconds to make three shots — a layup, a free throw and a jumper from just inside the 3-point line. The prizes? Free haircuts...
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Kobe has worst game of his career against Warriors

    Even when you take into consideration how badly he has struggled this season, Kobe Bryant was still far worse than expected in Tuesday night’s loss to the Golden State Warriors. The tape says it all. Kobe tied a career-worst shooting mark by hitting just 1-of-14 shots from the field. But we don’t need to go through every game of the 17-time All-Star’s career to know...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Nick Young rocks Gilbert Arenas’ gold shoes

Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young probably has some great stories dating back from his time spent as a member of the Washington Wizards. Young was a member of a team that had plenty of antics on their locker room. There were plenty of great pranks played on teammates during that time period. Gilbert Arenas was known to be a master prankster, and “Swaggy P” has jokes for...
Via The Sports Daily
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Nick Young seems to take shot at Kobe Bryant

    Nick Young seemed to take a shot at Kobe Bryant after the the Los Angeles Lakers were blown out 111-77 in a loss to the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night. Kobe led the Lakers in attempts but just was 1-of-14 from the field in the defeat. Young wasn’t great, but at least he went 3-of-10 for seven points. After the game Young said the Lakers needed to “play as...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Kobe makes bad history while Warriors set record for best start

As impressive as the Warriors' record-setting win was Tuesday night, the Lakers' loss was equally unimpressive. Especially for Kobe Bryant. While Stephen Curry and the Warriors ran circles around the Lakers, moving the ball around and draining threes, Bryant looked every bit the struggling 37-year-old. He missed 13 of 14 shots, turned the ball over three times and finished with four...
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Warriors blow out Lakers, make NBA history with 16-0 start

When it comes to best starts in NBA history, Stephen Curry and his Golden State Warriors do indeed sit alone at No. 1. Kyle Terada USA Today SportsOAKLAND, Calif.The defending champion Golden State Warriors set the record for best start in NBA history at 16-0, as Stephen Curry had 24 points and nine assists in a 111-77 rout of the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night.With their coach...
Via AP on Fox
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Kobe Bryant once called Luke Walton the next Phil Jackson?

Kobe Bryant once referred to his former Los Angeles Lakers teammates and current Golden State Warriors interim head coach Luke Walton as the next incarnation of Phil Jackson. But not in the complimentary way one might assume. With Walton’s Warriors standing on the precipice of making NBA history Tuesday night in a tilt against Kobe’s Lakers — a win would move them to 16-0...
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Magic laments potential record setting in Warriors vs. Lakers

Magic Johnson wears his Lakers allegiance on his sleeve. We know this. So as the Golden State Warriors are one game away from setting the record for best start to a season (playing Magic’s Lakers tonight), Johnson seems to be resigned to the fact that the outcome is a foregone conclusion: https://twitter.com/MagicJohnson/status/669025754655490049 Yes, the Lakers aren’t in...
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Win over Lakers helps Portland Trail Blazers look past losing streak

Blazers’ Damian Lillard (0) takes a shot against Lakers’ Roy Hibbert (17) during Sunday’s game. Photo by: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY SportsAnd just like that, the Portland Trail Blazers are starting to look better than a team a lot of people said wouldn’t win more than 30 games this year. In their win against the Lakers Sunday night, Damian Lillard dropped 30 points and...
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Byron Scott says Kobe Bryant has the 'privilege' to shoot whenever he wants

Despite clamoring for better offensive flow and ball movement, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron refused to put the blame on Kobe Bryant, who is undeniably the biggest culprit of ball-stopping on the team.“He’s got 20 years in this league,” Scott said at Mondays practice, according to the Orange County Register. “We might not have six players that got 20 years in this league...
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Lakers' Scott threatens to cut players' minutes if they make same mistakes

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Head Coach Byron Scott of the Los Angeles Lakers looks on from the side line during their NBA game against the Denver Nuggets at Staples Center on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images) Victor Decolongon/Getty ImagesAnother day, another drastic proclamation from Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott.The...
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Kobe X Elite American

LA Lakers star Kobe Bryant and the swoosh salute the red, white and blue with the release of the Kobe X Elite American. Filled with patriotic details, the latest Black Mamba signature variation honors United States leaders of the past that inspired Kobe. Look for these beginning tomorrow at select Nike retailers and online at nike.com. The post Kobe X Elite American appeared...
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Kobe Bryant on Lakers beating the Warriors: 'I've seen stranger things happen'

Bryant and Curry have become two NBA legends. Mark J. Terrill AP Photo/Mark J. TerrillCould the Los Angeles Lakers best the Golden State Warriors and deprive the defending champions of history? It might seem unlikely. But heck, the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls were bested by the expansion Toronto Raptors. Odd things happen in the NBA.And it's that kind of peculiarty from which the Lakers...
Via Fox Sports
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Kobe Bryant not ruling out Lakers upsetting Warriors

    The Golden State Warriors are rolling. The Los Angeles Lakers? Not so much. So we all know what is going to happen when the two teams get together Tuesday night, right? Kobe Bryant isn’t willing to concede just yet. After the Lakers fell to 2-11 on the year with a loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday, Kobe said you never know when his team is going to put together...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mychal Thompson predicts Lakers will end Warriors' win streak

    The Warriors have gotten off to a start can could propel them to an NBA record. However, the father of one player on the team suggests they may fall short at the hands of one of the league’s worst teams. Golden State is currently 14-0 and one more win would see them tie the 1948-1949 Washington Capitals and 1993-1994 Houston Rockets for the best start to an NBA season...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott: Kobe played for 37 minutes because 'we needed him'

Byron Scott is under fire again, this time for leaving Kobe Bryant in for 37 minutes in another Lakers loss Friday night. With the Lakers down 13 and seven minutes left, Bryant had already logged 31 minutes. Scott left him in anyway, and he ended up logging 37 minutes, far more than anyone anticipated. Just...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe reportedly not interested in playing overseas after NBA career

NBA fans should pay close attention to Kobe Bryant this season, as it truly could be his last, both here in the states or overseas. The legendary Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard is clearly entering into the twilight of his career as the decades of physical abuse have finally caught up with the legendary shooting guard. Many have wondered, given his childhood growing up in Italy...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Thoughts Through 11 Games for the Lakers

1. Kobe Bryant may be lost in the doldrums Kobe Bryant’s days at the peak of the basketball world may be over before some may have hoped.  Fans hoped that retirement would be the way that Kobe would finally come down from his peak would not be by some error in play, but by a retirement that is as a result of too many miles. That retirement was supposed to follow this season...
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Kobe Bryant says he's retiring unless something changes

Kobe Bryant has not ruled out playing another season beyond the current one, but it would take a significant change for him to not retire this summer. Whatever that means. On Thursday, Kobe said on Mike Krzyzewski’s SiriusXM Radio show that he is planning to retire after the season unless “something changes.” Kobe told Coach...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Jordan Clarkson and Julius Randle are Performing, but D’Angelo Russel Must do the Same

(Getty Images) The Los Angeles Lakers’ hopes of having a competitive season are slipping each game. Los Angeles is currently 2-9. Unfortunately for Laker fans, it seems as though the team could realistically finish with a record similar to their 21-61 season last year. In order to avoid a repeat of last year, it will be vital for the young nucleus of the Lakers to grow quickly...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Can LeBron break Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's scoring record

Will LeBron pass Kareem? On Tuesday, LeBron James passed the logo Jerry West for No. 19 on the all-time regular season scoring list. He now has 25,213 points in his career. I looked at who has assisted him the most when he passed the 25,000-point mark a few weeks back. But what’s next on LeBron’s conquest? Let’s assume that he averages 25 points per game for the foreseeable...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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