Mike Conley scored 10 of his season-high 28 points in the fourth quarter, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Los Angeles Lakers 98-96 on Tuesday night, sending the defending champs to their third straight loss.
Archive for November, 2010
2. Kevin Durant, Thunder: In September, when Kevin Durant was leading Team USA to the gold at the FIBA World Championship, who’d have thought KD would be the second-best player in OKC? 3. Kobe Bryant, Lakers: In the eight years I have been writing about NBA awards, last week was the first time the Kobe bashers outweighed the Kobe supporters.
This is the city where modern basketball was created. It’s where the game became art, where Bob Cousy put the ball on a string and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar took his first giant steps, where players from Allen Iverson to Kobe Bryant made a pilgrimage to Rucker Park.
Los Angeles Lakers head basketball coach Phil Jackson doesna t believe that a team from the NBAa s Western Conference has the ability to break the Chicago Bulls all-time single season record of 72-10, set during the 1995-96 NBA season.
By now everyone has heard the story of the new Los Angeles Lakers. It all started with a disgruntled Kobe Bryant wanting a trade.
NOVEMBER 28: Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers goes up for a shot against Roy Hibbert #55… Team Stat Comparison Indiana Los Angeles Points 95 92 FG Made-Attempted 38-88 34-88 3P Made-Attempted 4-23 7-23 FT Made-Attempted 15-19 17-21 Rebounds 15-48 14-45 Assists 26 21 Turnovers 14 14 Steals 7 8 Blocks 6 5 Fast Break Points 8 19 Fouls 22 17 …
Wild finish to Saints-Cowboys highlights Thanksgiving games. Stripped down Now’s the time for the Vikes’ new coach to make his mark.
Kobe Bryant resorted to some old bad habits in last night’s Los Angeles Lakers’ loss to the Indiana Pacers.
JUBILANT: Toronto Raptors DeMar DeRozan goes to the basket against Atlanta Hawks Al Horford and Josh Smith during the second half of their NBA basketball game in Toronto.
Chris Broussard’s report about the situation in Miami cites an anonymous source that maintains Heat players are frustrated by the team’s sixth-ranked offense being implemented by head coach Erik Spoelstra: “[The players] feel like he is running nothing but pick-and-rolls and telling the Heat’s secondary players to find open spots on the floor for …
Two days after a hard smack in the face on the basketball court sent President Barack Obama to get his inner lip stitched up, he was back on the court Sunday but with blessedly shorter rivals - his kids.
28 - FILE - ** This June 10, 1994, file photo shows Houston Rockets’ Kenny Smith looking for an open man as the New York Knicks Derek Harper defends during the first quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Finals, Houston, Tex.
Kobe Bryant is averaging 26.3 points per game as the Lakers have rolled to a 10-2 start.
I know that die hard Clipper fans will never forgive me for spending any amount of time talking about that other team in Los Angeles, but it’s necessary.
Kevin Ding’s Twitter: “David Lassen of Riverside Press-Enterprise: ‘Excuse me!’ to guy standing in front of press seat.