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Kobe, Lakers edge Wizards to snap losing skid

Kobe, Lakers edge Wizards to snap losing skid

ESPN.com deadspin.com nydailynews.com Updated Dec 14, 2012
Kobe Bryant scored 30 points and reserve Jodie Meeks added 24, helping the Lakers beat the Wizards 102-96 on Friday to end a four-game losing streak.
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  • Carmelo Anthony Isn't Winning By Being Unselfish. He's Winning …

    Carmelo Anthony Isn't Winning By Being Unselfish. He's Winning By Being A Better Kind Of Selfish.

    deadspin.com Dec 14, 2012
    Before leaving last night's game against the Lakers with an ankle injury, Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points in 23 minutes. And that was after he had a relatively cold second quarter, hitting only one of his four shots. More »
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  • With a veteran’s poise and a rookie’s sense of stature, Damian …

    With a veteran’s poise and a rookie’s sense of stature, Damian Lillard dominates the San Antonio Spurs (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Dec 14, 2012
    Damian Lillard didn't cross anyone over on his way to a Derrick Rose-styled dunk on Thursday night, and he didn't take down the Kobe Bryant-led Lakers as Cleveland's Kyrie Irving managed on Tuesday. And it's true that the older San Antonio Spurs, playin…
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  • Phil Jackson and Mike Brown are both interviewed about the Lake…

    Phil Jackson and Mike Brown are both interviewed about the Lakers, and are no help at all

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Dec 14, 2012
    Former Los Angeles Lakers coaches Phil Jackson and Mike Brown have every reason to thumb their nose at the current state of the Los Angeles Lakers. Both were spurned by Jim Buss the team's front office in November as Mike D'Antoni took over as coach, an…
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  • Carmelo Anthony ‘day-to-day’ after scary left ankle sprain in K…

    Carmelo Anthony ‘day-to-day’ after scary left ankle sprain in Knicks win over Lakers (VIDEO)

    yahoo.com Dec 14, 2012
    Carmelo Anthony headed into the New York Knicks' marquee, nationally televised prime-time matchup against the Los Angeles Lakers ranked second in the NBA in points per game behind L.A. superstar Kobe Bryant, and given the way he came out of the gate on …
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  • Nash plans on returning to practice next week

    Nash plans on returning to practice next week

    ESPN.com Dec 14, 2012
    The Los Angeles Lakers lost their fourth straight game Thursday, but help could be on the way in the form of Steve Nash.
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  • Carmelo Anthony’s First Quarter Toasts The Lakers; Damian Lilla…

    Carmelo Anthony’s First Quarter Toasts The Lakers; Damian Lillard Steals A Win From San Antonio

    dimemag.com Dec 14, 2012
    The Knicks have laid a tripwire around Madison Square Garden this season, staying undefeated there by springing a first-quarter trap on the Lakers en route to a 116-107 win. What brought this game to a near-blowout and a near-comeback was Carmelo Anthon…
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  • No Easy Fix: The Lakers' problems continued in their 116-107 l……

    No Easy Fix: The Lakers' problems continued in their 116-107 l…

    CNNSI.com Dec 14, 2012
    The Lakers' problems continued in their 116-107 loss to the Knicks. Given the problems Los Angeles has in so many areas, no victory is assured, as Paul Forrester explains.
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  • We Went There: Staring Into the Abyss With the Knicks and Laker…

    We Went There: Staring Into the Abyss With the Knicks and Lakers

    grantland.com Dec 14, 2012
    Bernie Williams is not a great guitarist. In fact, listening to him last night as he studiously inched through as spangle-free and un-Hendrix a rendit...
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  • Video - Lakers Snap Four-Game Slide 01:16

    Lakers Snap Four-Game Slide

    Dec 14
    Kobe Bryant scores 30 in Lakers' 102-96 win over Wizards.
  • Video - Can The Lakers Fix Their Problems? 07:14

    Can The Lakers Fix Their Problems?

    Dec 14
    Regis Philbin, Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate whether the Lakers can fix the problems they've been facing this season.
  • Video - What's Wrong With The Lakers? 02:44

    What's Wrong With The Lakers?

    Dec 14
    Stephen A. Smith breaks down why the Lakers are struggling this season.

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