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Kobe Bryant won’t tweet during Lakers-Spurs Game 2 (and maybe any other Lakers games, too)Updated Apr 22 Share Tweet
Kobe Bryant's decision to live-tweet Game 1 of the first-round Western Conference playoff series between his Los Angeles Lakers and the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday wound up being a bigger story than the game itself, which the punchless Lakers lost thank…
Share TweetAfter pacing a well-balanced attack to beat the Grizzlies in Game 1, Chris Paul took it upon himself in Game 2 with a last-second shot to give the Clippers a 93-91 win.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetCoroner's investigators say the death of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling's son was a drug-related accident.Share TweetStephen Curry laced up his shoes before practice without so much as a soul around him.Source: nba.comShare TweetThe Phoenix Suns parted ways Monday with general manager Lance Blanks after the second-worst season in franchise history, the team said.
D'Antoni: Lakers best with Nash on the floorUpdated Apr 22 Share TweetMike D'Antoni said the Lakers needs even a hobbled Steve Nash to pull off the upset in their first round series.Source: ESPN.com
Chris Paul thinks the Clippers ‘probably won’t have enough money’ to re-sign Eric BledsoeUpdated Apr 22 Share TweetLos Angeles Clippers guard Eric Bledsoe is an offensively potent, ever-improving defensive wunderkind. The 6-foot-3 hybrid guard caused major havoc during last year’s Clippers playoff series with the Memphis Grizzlies, he’s dominated Grizzlies guard MSource: yahoo.com
Kobe No Longer Doin' TwitterUpdated Apr 22 Share TweetKobe Bryant's live-tweeting of yesterday's Lakers-Spurs game (and his banter with Phil Jackson) was too good to be true: Janis Carr of the Orange County Register reports that the Black Mamba "will not tweet during games anymore after yesterday's re…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetCLEVELAND (AP) - The Cavs' coaching search remains focused on Mike Brown, with another former Los Angeles Lakers coach maybe in the mix.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetNEW YORK -- Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul is the recipient of the "Kia Community Assist Award" for April in recognition of his outstanding efforts in the community, ongoing advocacy, and philanthropy, the NBA announced today.
Kobe Bryant Tries To Coach The Lakers On Twitter; No Revenge For James Harden; The NBA Playoffs Lose Another All-StarUpdated Apr 22 Share TweetThere’s a first time for everything, and in yesterday afternoon’s matinee in San Antonio, we saw an injured star player attempt to coach a playoff team through 140 characters. Anxious that he can’t be out there helping his teammates, Kobe Bryant tooSource: dimemag.com
Playoff ReportApr 22David Thorpe on Big Apple big men, old point guards, and the underdog with bite.
Does D'Antoni Owe Kobe An Apology?Apr 22Stephen A. Smith thinks Mike D'Antoni owes Kobe Bryant a public apology for his disrespectful comments about Kobe being "a fan."
Paul, Clippers Take 2-0 Lead On Last-Second ShotApr 22Highlight Of The Night: Chris Paul's off-balanced jumper with less than a second remaining lifts the Clippers to a 93-91 win over the Grizzlies.
2013 NBA Playoffs-- Memphis Grizzlies drop tight game in Game 2Apr 22The Grizzlies had some superb play from Mike Conley, but the other team had Chris Paul.