Paul Pierce grew up in Los Angeles watching the Lakers play the Celtics for NBA titles.
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Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce were stoic, almost listless in the postgame interview room moments after the Celtics narrowly avoided what would have been a sure knockout blow to their title aspirations.
Kobe Bryant still doesn’t measure up, and at this point it seems obvious he never will.
Kobe Bryant was being humble, like a proper superstar should. It’s good for the image, something Barry Bonds never figured out and likely regrets now that his playing days are over.
They’re b-a-c-k They’re b-a-c-k… I’m not talking about the dead people that little girl saw on her TV set in “Poltergeist.” This is worse.
The time has finally arrived for NBA MVP Kobe Bryant to rid himself of the label that he can’t win without Shaquille O’Neal by his side.
Kobe Bryant is all smiles at the July 1996 news conference where he was introduced after the Lakers acquired him from the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for Vlade Divac.
The Los Angeles Lakers are back among the NBA’s elite, competing in a Western Conference final just like the old days, and the old days before that, and the old days before that.
The ball was loose, the game still very much in doubt. Lamar Odom, Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan crashed to the ground in a wild scrum, racing for the long rebound.
Gregg Popovich says the success of his team’s offense is based on “ball movement and people movement.” The Spurs had both of the above in Game 3, and it resulted in their highest-scoring outing of the series.
In one major way, it’s unlike any other. Deuce has done it. Hamilton became a father last Halloween and Richard Hamilton II, or Deuce as he’s known, has treated the All-Star shooting guard to a new way of life.
All the Los Angeles Lakers have done is protect home court. San Antonio Spurs’ players from left, Bruce Bowen, Robert Horry, Tim Duncan, and Manu Ginobili, of… San Antonio Spurs’ players from left, Bruce …
Kobe leads Laker comeback…Schultz adds to Sonics suit…Colon wins Bosox debut LOS ANGELES Kobe Bryant scored 25 of his 27 points in the second half as the Los Angeles Lakers opened the NBA’s Western …
Well, at least the Lakers know their way around San Antonio. And really, doesn’t it seem fitting the road back to the NBA Finals would pass through the Spurs, who dispatched of the up-and-coming New Orleans …