Charlotte Bobcats shooting guard Raja Bell knows Kobe Bryant. They’ve been chasing each other through screens for years, and while Bell doesn’t pretend to be the “Kobe-stopper'’ he’s been hyped to be, he understands as well as anyone the challenge of containing the Los Angeles Lakers’ superstar.
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The Quick Shot 03.30.09: Super Star Talk Posted by Andrew Tobolowsky on 03.30.2009 You don’t need a player, you need a hero.
The Los Angeles Lakers already have clinched the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference, but they didn’t look like an elite team in their last game.
Larry Brown arrived in Charlotte to find Adam Morrison tentative and lacking confidence as he recovered from knee surgery.
The win was the second in two consecutive nights for the Lakers. Except for Phil Jackson’s canceling the noontime shoot-around, the back-to-back game day was business as usual for many of the players.
Jason Kidd on Sunday came through with one of those leadership moments that sometimes goes unnoticed.
The Team Los Angeles Lakers are the second winningest team in the NBA with fourteen championships.
The debate has started and it will continue until the Most Valuable Player announcement during the playoffs.
The Lakers trail the Atlanta Hawks at halftime, 40-39, this afternoon at Philips Arena.
Here’s a trivia question: What do the following NBA teams have in common? Philadelphia 76ers.
By now it’s obvious Pau Gasol is the Lakers’ second-best player behind Kobe Bryant.
Here’s an update on the 2010 free-agent class with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Amare Stoudemire, et al.: There isn’t going to be one.
The MVP leader, LeBron James: 28.4 points, 49 percent shooting. 34 percent on 3s, 7.7 rebounds, 7.3 assists, 1.8 steals, 1.2 blocks THE CASE FOR: Led team to the best record in the East and a 34-1 home mark; Leads the NBA in fourth quarter scoring at 7.6 points; and Has improved vastly to become one of the league’s best wing defenders.
Caption: Chris Brown and his family leaving the Los Angeles Superior Court after attending his arraignment hearing Los Angeles, California …. Singer CHRIS BROWN can repair the damage caused to his career by his fight with ex-girlfriend RIHANNA, just like basketball star KOBE BRYANT bounced back after his 2003 sexual assault scandal, according to …
SportsMinute It’s Louisville-Michigan State and North Carolina-Oklahoma…Gillispie out at Kentucky, Grant in at ‘Bama UNDATED Michigan State rallied from a 13-point halftime deficit and knocked off defending national champion Kansas 67-62 and will meet top-seed Louisville, a 103-64 blowout winner over Arizona, Sunday in the Midwest Regional final.