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Lakers down Spurs in first game without Kobe

Lakers down Spurs in first game without Kobe

CNNSI.com Updated Apr 14, 2013
No one would blame the Kobe-less Lakers for packing it in. But as the team's 91-88 win over the Spurs showed, Los Angeles has its sights set on the playoffs, explains Ben Golliver.
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  • Lakers sign Andrew Goudelock with two games left

    Lakers sign Andrew Goudelock with two games left

    nba.com Apr 14, 2013
    The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Andrew Goudelock with two games left in the regular season. Los Angeles made the move Sunday night in time for Goudelock to be in uniform against the San Antonio Spurs.
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  • World Peace, Meeks to start against Spurs

    World Peace, Meeks to start against Spurs

    ESPN.com Apr 14, 2013
    Kobe Bryant's absence won't be the only lineup change Sunday for the Lakers when they host the Spurs. Steve Nash will miss his seventh straight game with an injured hip and hamstring and Metta World Peace will return to the starting lineup.
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  • Assessing the fallout of Kobe's injury

    Assessing the fallout of Kobe's injury

    CNNSI.com Apr 14, 2013
    Kobe Bryant's Achilles injury shook up the Lakers' short- and long-term prospects. Rob Mahoney and Ben Golliver reassess L.A.'s playoff hopes and Dwight Howard's summer plans.
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  • Report: Rutgers, Lakers' Jordan near deal

    Report: Rutgers, Lakers' Jordan near deal

    ESPN.com Apr 14, 2013
    A person familiar with the situation tells the Associated Press that Eddie Jordan is nearing an agreement with Rutgers to replace Mike Rice as coach.
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  • Kobe Bryant will take 6-9 months to recover from Achilles injur…

    Kobe Bryant will take 6-9 months to recover from Achilles injury, but there is no doubt the LA Lakers star will be back

    nydailynews.com Apr 14, 2013
    The next time we see Kobe Bryant playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, it will be some time next season, when he is back and fully recovered from his torn Achilles tendon.
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  • Video - NBA Countdown: Kobe's Tough Road Back 01:56

    NBA Countdown: Kobe's Tough Road Back

    Apr 14
    Mike Wilbon, Magic Johnson, Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons discuss the severity of Kobe Bryant's injury and the odds that he can return at a high level.
  • Video - Lakers Have Tough Road Ahead 01:21

    Lakers Have Tough Road Ahead

    Apr 14
    Jon Barry discusses the likelihood that the Lakers will make the playoffs and the players who will need to step up in Kobe Bryant's absence.
  • Video - Lakers Closer To The Playoffs 02:20

    Lakers Closer To The Playoffs

    Apr 14
    Stephen A. Smith and Mark Schwarz with reaction to the Lakers' 91-86 win over the Spurs.
  • Video - Duncan Dunks Over Gasol 00:23

    Duncan Dunks Over Gasol

    Apr 14
    Pau Gasol can't stop Tim Duncan from throwing down the one-handed slam.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- Chicago Bulls' drop to No. 6 no accident

    Apr 14
    Chicago's slide in the standings to sixth after a loss in Miami a win for the Bulls, and the Heat