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Kobe plays only 12 minutes, but Lakers still win

Kobe plays only 12 minutes, but Lakers still win

Kobe Bryant lasted just one quarter on a severely sprained left ankle, but Dwight Howard completed a go-ahead, three-point play with 90 seconds left Friday night to help the Los Angeles Lakers hold off the Indiana Pacers, 99-93.
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  • Jason Terry doesn’t think much of the Miami Heat’s winning stre…

    Jason Terry doesn’t think much of the Miami Heat’s winning streak

    yahoo.com Mar 15, 2013
    The Miami Heat, holders of the NBA's best record at 49-14, also happen to be the league's hottest team. They've won 20 games in a row, and it's not entirely crazy to think they could challenge the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers' all-time record of 33 straig…
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  • Preview: Lakers vs. Pacers

    Preview: Lakers vs. Pacers

    purpleandgoldblog.com Mar 15, 2013
    The Lakers (34-32) head to Indiana to conclude their 3-game road trip possibly without Kobe Bryant in the lineup. Bryant suffered his worst ankle sprain in 13 years on a very controversial play against the Hawks on Wednesday when Dahntay Jones clearly d…
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  • Preview: Lakers vs. Pacers

    Preview: Lakers vs. Pacers

    purpleandgoldblog.com Mar 15, 2013
    The Lakers (34-32) head to Indiana to conclude their 3-game road trip possibly without Kobe Bryant in the lineup. Bryant suffered his worst ankle sprain in 13 years on a very controversial play against the Hawks on Wednesday when Dahntay Jones clearly d…
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  • Brian Shaw turned down a head coaching spot with the Charlotte …

    Brian Shaw turned down a head coaching spot with the Charlotte Bobcats because he wants to ‘have a chance’

    yahoo.com Mar 15, 2013
    Former Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Brian Shaw will probably be the first to tell you that he isn’t slumming while working as associate coach of the Indiana Pacers. The team is firmly established as the Eastern Conference’s Number Two, and he an
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  • Pau Gasol was as surprised as anyone when told that he could be…

    Pau Gasol was as surprised as anyone when told that he could be a Laker starter

    yahoo.com Mar 15, 2013
    Contrary to the storyline we’re all assuming, the Los Angeles Lakers were playing pretty well when Pau Gasol went down with a plantar fascia tear. The team had won six of seven before he hit the shelf in the first week of February, improving its record
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  • This Is Awful: Jay Mariotti Has A Really Long Story On ESPN.com…

    This Is Awful: Jay Mariotti Has A Really Long Story On ESPN.com, For Some Reason

    deadspin.com Mar 15, 2013
    So, Jay Mariotti's no-seriously-I-have-a-girlfriend-in-Canada-I-met-her-at-summer-camp freelance project? Turned out to be real. ESPN allowed Mariotti to write more than 5,000 unforgivable words on Kobe and the Lakers. The important thing to remember ab…
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  • Sharman, Goodrich think Heat can break mark

    Sharman, Goodrich think Heat can break mark

    ESPN.com Mar 15, 2013
    Bill Sharman, who coached the Los Angeles Lakers in 1971-72 when the team reeled off an NBA-record 33-game winning streak, believes LeBron James and the Miami Heat have what it takes to put that mark in jeopardy.
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  • Video - THTV: David Lee 06:46

    THTV: David Lee

    Mar 15
    The Golden State big man says his Warriors are back on track, expecting tough competition in the West playoffs, and wearing a varied collection of facial hair.
  • Video - Kobe A Game-Time Decision 02:34

    Kobe A Game-Time Decision

    Mar 15
    ESPNLA.com's Dave McMenamin discusses Kobe Bryant's status for Friday's game vs. the Pacers.
  • Video - Reaction To Kobe Saying He Was "Jalen Rose'd" 02:12

    Reaction To Kobe Saying He Was "Jalen Rose'd"

    Mar 15
    Jalen Rose discusses the unwritten rules of basketball and his incident with Kobe Bryant in the NBA Finals.
  • Video - Lakers Win Despite Kobe's Limited Play 01:13

    Lakers Win Despite Kobe's Limited Play

    Mar 15
    Kobe Bryant scored zero points in 12 minutes, but Dwight Howard tallied 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Lakers past the Pacers 99-93.