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Holmes: Kobe's hero ball hurting Lakers

Holmes: Kobe's hero ball hurting Lakers

ESPN.com Updated 7 hours ago
Bryant's 'hero ball' act in crunch time doing more harm than good for Los Angeles
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  • Griz hold off Lakers to extend run, go to 13-2

    Griz hold off Lakers to extend run, go to 13-2

    ESPN.com 7 hours ago
    Marc Gasol had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Mike Conley added 19 points, and the Grizzlies held off the Lakers 99-93 on Wednesday night for their seventh victory in eight games.
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  • Chris Paul wears initials of fan's late mom on sneaker vs. Pist…

    Chris Paul wears initials of fan's late mom on sneaker vs. Pistons

    yahoo.com 9 hours ago
    If you were watching closely during Wednesday's matchup between the Los Angeles Clippers and Detroit Pistons, you might have noticed that Clippers point guard Chris Paul had something written on his sneakers: ... but you might not have known why the All…
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  • Omri Casspi Explains To Dime Why The Kings “Can Be A Force In T…

    Omri Casspi Explains To Dime Why The Kings “Can Be A Force In The West”

    dimemag.com 19 hours ago
    When looking for a place to continue his NBA dream last summer, the answer seemed obvious to Omri Casspi: Why not go back to where it all began? Two years after he’d been traded by the Kings, Casspi maintained ties to the community, and he stayed tight …
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  • Sources: Lakers closing in on deal with Clark

    Sources: Lakers closing in on deal with Clark

    ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    The Los Angeles Lakers are working on finalizing a one-year, pro-rated veteran minimum deal with forward Earl Clark, league sources confirmed ESPNLosAngeles.com.
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  • Watch DeMarcus Cousins Run The Break & Outplay Anthony Davi…

    Watch DeMarcus Cousins Run The Break & Outplay Anthony Davis In The Win

    dimemag.com 21 hours ago
    Last night’s Pelicans Kings battle featured two of the best big men in the NBA today. DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis are both coming into their own as the leaders of their respective teams. But it was Boogie who got the better of Brow last night on …
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  • Bogut Is Right, Steph Curry Is “Just Silly” & Looked Like A…

    Bogut Is Right, Steph Curry Is “Just Silly” & Looked Like An “MVP” Last Night

    dimemag.com 22 hours ago
    Steve Kerr thinks it’s too early for MVP talk, but if the season ended today, you’d be hard pressed to find a better MVP candidate than Stephen Curry. He dropped 40 on the Heat last night as the Warriors moved to 11-2, their best start in franchise hist…
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  • Curry's 40 points power Warriors past Heat

    Curry's 40 points power Warriors past Heat

    ESPN.com dimemag.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    Stephen Curry scored 40 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Miami Heat 114-97 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
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  • Los Angles Lakers granted $4.85 million disabled player excepti…

    Los Angles Lakers granted $4.85 million disabled player exception for Steve Nash

    ESPN.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    The Los Angeles Lakers have been granted a $4.85 million disabled player exception by the NBA for Steve Nash, who is out for the season with a back injury, league sources told ESPN.com.
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  • Gay, Collison sit as Kings hold off Pelicans

    Gay, Collison sit as Kings hold off Pelicans

    ESPN.com nba.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    Sacramento Kings forward Rudy Gay and guard Darren Collison missed Tuesday night's game against the New Orleans Pelicans.
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  • Watch Kyle Lowry Turn Ball Over, Block Shot, Get Steal, Dish As…

    Watch Kyle Lowry Turn Ball Over, Block Shot, Get Steal, Dish Assist In 13 Seconds

    dimemag.com Nov 25 (yesterday)
    Kyle Lowry is absolutely relentless. Need proof? Look no further than this amazing sequence from the Toronto Raptors’ hard-fought win over the Phoenix Suns last night. After Eric Bledsoe easily steals his pass, Lowry races back to block the shot, steals…
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  • GIF: Kemba Walker Sends Chris Paul Flying With Dirty Crossover

    GIF: Kemba Walker Sends Chris Paul Flying With Dirty Crossover

    dimemag.com Nov 24 (2 days ago)
    Kemba Walker’s crossover has broken a fair amount of ankles in his basketball career. He’ll still remember this one far more than most. Watch the Charlotte Hornets’ waterbug send Chris Paul flying with a devastating right-to-left cross in his team’s 113…
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  • Lakers' Henry (Achilles' tendon) out for season

    Lakers' Henry (Achilles' tendon) out for season

    nba.com ESPN.com Nov 24 (3 days ago)
    Lakers guard Xavier Henry underwent an MRI exam Monday which revealed a ruptured left Achilles' tendon. Henry suffered the injury at Monday morning's practice. He is scheduled to have surgery Tuesday morning with Dr. Neal ElAttrache and Dr. Steve Lombar…
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  • GIF: Blake Griffin Explodes For Halfcourt Dunk From Dotted Line…

    GIF: Blake Griffin Explodes For Halfcourt Dunk From Dotted Line Versus Hornets

    dimemag.com Nov 24 (3 days ago)
    Call it the Dime curse. Ever since we named Blake Griffin basketball’s best power forward, play of the Los Angeles Clippers’ superstar has been substandard – compared to expectations, at least. There was a time when explosive halfcourt dunks were common…
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  • Clippers' Barnes out; Hornets' Hairston still out

    Clippers' Barnes out; Hornets' Hairston still out

    nba.com Nov 24 (3 days ago)
    Clippers coach Doc Rivers says forward Matt Barnes will not play against the Charlotte Hornets due to a calf injury.
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  • Kobe Bryant Is Not Even Pretending To Respect His Teammates Any…

    Kobe Bryant Is Not Even Pretending To Respect His Teammates Anymore

    deadspin.com Nov 24 (3 days ago)
    This moment, from yesterday's game between the Lakers and Denver Nuggets, is just perfect representation of Kobe Bryant's current relationship with his teammates.Read more...
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  • Williams, Cousins named Players of the Week

    Williams, Cousins named Players of the Week

    nba.com Nov 24 (3 days ago)
    The Toronto Raptors' Lou Williams and the Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 17, through Sunday, Nov. 23.
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  • Warriors' Speights on OKC's Perkins: 'His game is terrible'

    Warriors' Speights on OKC's Perkins: 'His game is terrible'

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Nov 24 (3 days ago)
    The Golden State Warriors continued to roll on Sunday, posting a 91-86 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder to improve to 10-2 on the season. In one sense, the win went according to a familiar script for this Warriors team, as Steve Kerr's bunch relied on…
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  • Are The Lakers Relying On Kobe Bryant Too Much? “Not Really,” B…

    Are The Lakers Relying On Kobe Bryant Too Much? “Not Really,” Byron Scott Says

    dimemag.com Nov 24 (3 days ago)
    Kobe Bryant is the league’s leading scorer at 26.7 points per game. He averages 6.1 more shots and uses a 4.5 greater percentage of possessions than any player in basketball. Bryant is also shooting a putrid 38.1 percent from the field, his team plays m…
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  • Wes Johnson posterizes Danilo Gallinari, but Lakers lose

    Wes Johnson posterizes Danilo Gallinari, but Lakers lose

    yahoo.com dimemag.com Nov 24 (3 days ago)
    Danilo Gallinari might not have been the most explosive leaper the NBA's ever seen, but during his first few years in the league, he could get up a little bit. “I used to go to the paint and have a couple of dunks,” the Denver Nuggets forward recently t…
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  • Video - Rockets Fly By Kings 00:47

    Rockets Fly By Kings

    Nov 26
    James Harden and Isaiah Canaan combined to score 50 points in the Rockets' 102-89 win over the Kings.
  • Video - Curry Leads Warriors Past Magic 00:58

    Curry Leads Warriors Past Magic

    Nov 26
    Stephen Curry scored a game-high 28 points in the Warriors' 111-96 win over the Magic.
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    A #HateHard Thanksgiving

    Nov 26
    Amin delivers a very special #HateHard edition of thanks.
  • Video - Cousins, Kings Win Third Straight 01:07

    Cousins, Kings Win Third Straight

    Nov 25
    Sacramento coach Michael Malone was ejected in the second quarter, and DeMarcus Cousins had 22 points and 12 rebounds of the Kings' 99-89 win over the Pelicans.

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