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Kobe says he loves ailing Gasol 'like a brother'

Kobe says he loves ailing Gasol 'like a brother'

ESPN.com nba.com CNNSI.com yahoo.com Updated Dec 4, 2012
Amid rising pressure and growing trade speculation smothering the ailing Pau Gasol, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant offered his strongest public support to date to back the Spaniard with whom he has won two NBA championships.
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  • Create-a-Caption: Ronny Turiaf is disconsolate

    Create-a-Caption: Ronny Turiaf is disconsolate

    yahoo.com Dec 4, 2012
    I'm sorry, Ronny Turiaf. But with rookie sensation Robert Sacre being recalled from the D-League by the Los Angeles Lakers, you're no longer the unquestioned best Gonzaga-bred dance celebrator on an L.A.-based NBA franchise. I know it's difficult for yo…
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  • Video - Kobe's 39 Points Not Enough As Rockets Top Lakers 01:08

    Kobe's 39 Points Not Enough As Rockets Top Lakers

    Dec 4
    Rockets sneak past Lakers, 107-105.
  • Video - TrueHoop TV: Specialists 05:49

    TrueHoop TV: Specialists

    Dec 4
    Amin Elhassan on some of the best specialists in the NBA today, including Tony Allen and Omer Asik.
  • Video - How Much Trouble Are The Lakers In? 09:14

    How Much Trouble Are The Lakers In?

    Dec 4
    Eddie House, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate how much trouble the struggling Lakers are in.
  • Video - Tough Road Ahead For Lakers 00:47

    Tough Road Ahead For Lakers

    Dec 4
    Bruce Bowen looks at the Lakers' upcoming schedule and assesses their chances of making the playoffs.

Sports Columnists

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    Dec 4
    After a summer of moves, Atlanta is off to a surprising start, writes Brian Windhorst.
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    Dec 4
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