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‘Coach Vino’ makes the call: Kobe checked in with Pau Gasol at …

‘Coach Vino’ makes the call: Kobe checked in with Pau Gasol at halftime of Lakers win over Spurs

yahoo.com ESPN.com Updated Apr 15, 2013
After undergoing surgery to repair his ruptured left Achilles tendon on Sunday, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant shared with his more than 2 million Twitter followers his plans for taking in his team's critical matchup with the San Antonio Spurs: Can…
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  • Knicks' Anthony, Lakers' Bryant named Players of the Week

    Knicks' Anthony, Lakers' Bryant named Players of the Week

    nba.com Apr 15, 2013
    The New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony and the Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant today were named Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, April 8 through Sunday, April 14.
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  • Tim Duncan Throws Down 2 Nasty Poster Dunks On The Lakers

    Tim Duncan Throws Down 2 Nasty Poster Dunks On The Lakers

    dimemag.com Apr 15, 2013
    Tim Duncan was an animal last night in a close loss to the Lakers, finishing with 23 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and three blocks. But what we’ll probably remember from this one were his two nasty poster dunks he put on L.A.’s frontline in the l
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  • Dwight Howard & The Lakers Are 1 Win Away From The Playoffs…

    Dwight Howard & The Lakers Are 1 Win Away From The Playoffs; The Knicks Dominate A Potential Playoff Preview

    dimemag.com Apr 15, 2013
    Can we speak on how Steve Blake dominated Tony Parker last night? Yes? That surprising turn of events was just a small part of a truly wacky game in Los Angeles. The Lakers beat the Spurs, 91-88, and are now just one win away (or one Jazz loss away) fro…
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  • Video - Be Like Kobe 01:00

    Be Like Kobe

    Apr 15
    Kobe Bryant's presence of mind following his season-ending injury is worthy of emulation, says Henry Abbott.
  • Video - D'Antoni To Blame For Kobe Injury? 08:47

    D'Antoni To Blame For Kobe Injury?

    Apr 15
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss who is to blame for Kobe Bryant's injury.

Sports Columnists

  • Ian Thomsen: The Case For: George Karl as Coach of the Year

    Apr 15
    With the end of the regular season fast approaching, we're taking a closer look at each award race. We've already hit on the Sixth Man award, Most Improved and Defensive Player of the Year. Here, Ian Thomsen examines the race for Coach of the Year.
  • NBA: ESPN Forecast panel

    Apr 15
    ESPN Forecast panel