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Lakers: Cuban's remark on Kobe inappropriate

Lakers: Cuban's remark on Kobe inappropriate

ESPN.com yahoo.com Updated Feb 22, 2013
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban on Friday suggested the Los Angeles Lakers should amnesty Kobe Bryant in the off-season.
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  • Preview: Trailblazers vs. Lakers

    Preview: Trailblazers vs. Lakers

    purpleandgoldblog.com Feb 22, 2013
    It has been an emotional week for the Lakers (26-29) since the passing of Dr. Jerry Buss. His loss seems to have given the team the type of motivation that could propel them to capture at least the 8th spot in the west. Against Boston on Wednesday, Lake…
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  • Nash, D'Antoni, Howard back Kobe's guarantee

    Nash, D'Antoni, Howard back Kobe's guarantee

    ESPN.com Feb 22, 2013
    Steve Nash, Mike D'Antoni and Dwight Howard stood behind Kobe Bryant's guarantee that the Los Angeles Lakers will make the playoffs and be a factor when they get there.
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  • Lakers' Buss buried during private ceremony

    Lakers' Buss buried during private ceremony

    ESPN.com nba.com Feb 22, 2013
    Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss was buried in a private ceremony on Friday.
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  • Report: In pajamas, Metta brings peace to cops

    Report: In pajamas, Metta brings peace to cops

    ESPN.com Feb 22, 2013
    Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace put on his Cookie Monster pajamas and came to the rescue of his nephew and brother who had been detained by police outside his condo complex earlier this week, according to the Los Angeles Times.
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  • Kobe Bryant lays it down, telling Sports Illustrated that the L…

    Kobe Bryant lays it down, telling Sports Illustrated that the Lakers ‘will make the playoffs’

    yahoo.com deadspin.com Feb 22, 2013
    Sports Illustrated’s interview with Kobe Bryant is just as revealing and interesting as the one the magazine recently gave us featuring Phil Jackson. Kobe Bryant’s basketball brain is rather large, so any time he goes on record you can trust that inte
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  • Kobe Bryant Guarantees a Lakers Playoff Spot; Tony Parker Domin…

    Kobe Bryant Guarantees a Lakers Playoff Spot; Tony Parker Dominates Chris Paul

    dimemag.com Feb 22, 2013
    We watched Thursday’s games expecting showdowns. We got two routs, with each one asking whether the result was more about the winners (San Antonio and Miami) or the losers (Los Angeles Clippers or Chicago). The answers aren’t black and white so, sorry
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  • Video - Kobe Predicts Lakers Will Make Playoffs 06:13

    Kobe Predicts Lakers Will Make Playoffs

    Feb 22
    Skip Bayless, Stephen A. Smith and Jemele Hill debate whether Kobe's playoff guarantee will prove prophetic.
  • Video - Kobe Drops 40 Points On Blazers 01:46

    Kobe Drops 40 Points On Blazers

    Feb 22
    Highlight of the night: Kobe Bryant leads Lakers to win over Blazers.
  • Video - Lakers Stand Behind Kobe's Promise 02:38

    Lakers Stand Behind Kobe's Promise

    Feb 22
    Arash Markazi of ESPNLA.com breaks down what the Lakers need to do in order to back up Kobe Bryant's promise of making the playoffs.

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  • Ian Thomsen: Quiet deadline reflects new financial reality in NBA

    Feb 22
    Really? This is all there was?