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Kobe Bryant says he has ‘shattered’ the recovery time for a tor…

Kobe Bryant says he has ‘shattered’ the recovery time for a torn Achilles tendon

yahoo.com Updated Aug 5, 2013
When Los Angeles Lakers mega-star Kobe Bryant tore his Achilles tendon in the final week of the 2012-13 regular season, it introduced new doubts into the course of his career. Although Bryant has aged better than virtually any other 34-year-old perimete…
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  • New Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis doesn’t think his team s…

    New Lakers assistant coach Kurt Rambis doesn’t think his team should be running all that much

    yahoo.com Aug 5, 2013
    Los Angeles Lakers fans love a good conspiracy, and they love them some Phil Jackson. Phil Jackson loves Kurt Rambis, the Lakers’ newest assistant coach, a man that preceded Jackson as Lakers coach in 1999 and worked under Phil as an assistant for years…
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  • Nick Young Dunked On By Dijon Thompson at Drew League

    Nick Young Dunked On By Dijon Thompson at Drew League

    dimemag.com Aug 5, 2013
    During Nick Young‘s 35-point night against Jordan Crawford at Drew League this past weekend, it wasn’t all dunks and bombs from beyond the arc for the new Lakers guard. At one point he found himself back as the lone defender when former NBA player Dijon…
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