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Kobe Bryant won’t tweet during Lakers-Spurs Game 2 (and maybe a…

Kobe Bryant won’t tweet during Lakers-Spurs Game 2 (and maybe any other Lakers games, too)

yahoo.com Updated Apr 22, 2013
Kobe Bryant's decision to live-tweet Game 1 of the first-round Western Conference playoff series between his Los Angeles Lakers and the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday wound up being a bigger story than the game itself, which the punchless Lakers lost thank…
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  • D'Antoni: Lakers best with Nash on the floor

    D'Antoni: Lakers best with Nash on the floor

    ESPN.com Apr 22, 2013
    Mike D'Antoni said the Lakers needs even a hobbled Steve Nash to pull off the upset in their first round series.
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  • Kobe No Longer Doin' Twitter

    Kobe No Longer Doin' Twitter

    deadspin.com Apr 22, 2013
    Kobe Bryant's live-tweeting of yesterday's Lakers-Spurs game (and his banter with Phil Jackson) was too good to be true: Janis Carr of the Orange County Register reports that the Black Mamba "will not tweet during games anymore after yesterday's re…
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  • Brown remains top candidate for Cavaliers' job

    Brown remains top candidate for Cavaliers' job

    CNNSI.com Apr 22, 2013
    CLEVELAND (AP) - The Cavs' coaching search remains focused on Mike Brown, with another former Los Angeles Lakers coach maybe in the mix.
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  • Report: J.R. Smith To Win NBA Sixth Man Of The Year

    Report: J.R. Smith To Win NBA Sixth Man Of The Year

    dimemag.com Apr 22, 2013
    The NBA season is longer than you think. Eighty-two games. Five and a half months. A minimum of 3,936 minutes. In November, who was talking about the Nuggets as the No. 3 seed in the West? Or the Lakers as a No. 7 seed, but minus Kobe? Better yet, was t…
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  • Kobe Bryant Tries To Coach The Lakers On Twitter; No Revenge Fo…

    Kobe Bryant Tries To Coach The Lakers On Twitter; No Revenge For James Harden; The NBA Playoffs Lose Another All-Star

    dimemag.com Apr 22, 2013
    There’s a first time for everything, and in yesterday afternoon’s matinee in San Antonio, we saw an injured star player attempt to coach a playoff team through 140 characters. Anxious that he can’t be out there helping his teammates, Kobe Bryant too
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  • Video - Does D'Antoni Owe Kobe An Apology? 08:45

    Does D'Antoni Owe Kobe An Apology?

    Apr 22
    Stephen A. Smith thinks Mike D'Antoni owes Kobe Bryant a public apology for his disrespectful comments about Kobe being "a fan."

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    Apr 22
    The Grizzlies had some superb play from Mike Conley, but the other team had Chris Paul.