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Kobe Bryant explains Lakers’ lack of energy in loss to 76ers: ‘…

Kobe Bryant explains Lakers’ lack of energy in loss to 76ers: ‘We’re old as [expletive]‘

yahoo.com ESPN.com Updated Jan 2, 2013
The Los Angeles Lakers' one-step-forward, two-steps-back season returned to reverse on Tuesday night, as Mike D'Antoni's squad followed Friday night's comfortable 2012-ending win over the Portland Trail Blazers by opening 2013 with a sluggish 103-99 los…
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  • Why Are The Lakers So Flat? Kobe: "Because We're Old As Shit."

    Why Are The Lakers So Flat? Kobe: "Because We're Old As Shit."

    deadspin.com Jan 2, 2013
    Older teams have run the same strategy for years to deal with the NBA's 82-game grind: go through the motions in the regular season, make sure you're healthy and rested for the spring. But these Lakers, built to win in the postseason, wouldn't even be i…
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  • Holiday, Turner help Sixers fend off Lakers

    Holiday, Turner help Sixers fend off Lakers

    ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    Jrue Holiday had 26 points and 10 assists, Evan Turner added 22 points and 13 rebounds, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Los Angeles Lakers 103-99 on Tuesday night.
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  • Pau Gasol Launches A Football Pass to Kobe Bryant

    Pau Gasol Launches A Football Pass to Kobe Bryant

    dimemag.com Jan 2, 2013
    Pau Gasol launches a football pass to Kobe Bryant who scores easily at the other end of the floor in tonight’s matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers.
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  • Kobe Bryant Cashes In a Reverse Layup

    Kobe Bryant Cashes In a Reverse Layup

    dimemag.com Jan 2, 2013
    Kobe Bryant drives the baseline and cashes in a reverse layup in tonight’s matchup between the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers.
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  • Video - How Much Of Problem With Lakers Is Kobe? 10:05

    How Much Of Problem With Lakers Is Kobe?

    Jan 2
    Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith discuss the Lakers' struggles this season.
  • Video - Are The Lakers Too Old? 01:07

    Are The Lakers Too Old?

    Jan 2
    Kurt Rambis discusses Kobe Bryant's comments about what's wrong with the Lakers.

Sports Columnists

  • Lee Jenkins: More polished Sanders hopes to be The Next Big Thing

    Jan 2
    In the winter of 2009, NBA scouts flocked to Virginia Commonwealth University, lured by a fearless point guard named Eric Maynor, who would soon become a first-round draft pick. While watching Maynor in Richmond, the scouts noticed a springy center on t…