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As much as we want to give credit to Kobe Bryant for icing the Lakers win in Brooklyn last night, L.A. should throw the Nets a bone. Brooklyn did everything they could outside of express mailing the W to Hollywood. Down the stretch, the Nets endured a c…Share Tweet
Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol left Tuesday's win over the Brooklyn Nets after straining the plantar fascia in his right foot late in the fourth quarter.Share TweetESPN.com Feb 5, 2013Goran Dragic scored 15 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Phoenix Suns past the Memphis Grizzlies 96-90 on Tuesday night.Share Tweet
Jeremy Lin’s No-Look PassJeremy Lin hits Chandler Parsons with a perfect no-look pass.The post Jeremy Lin’s No-Look Pass appeared first on Dime Magazine (dimemag.com) : Daily NBA News, NBA Trades, NBA Rumors, Basketball Videos, Sneakers.Share Tweet
Kobe Bryant Posterizes Two DefendersAge is just a number and it doesn’t stop Kobe Bryant from attacking the rim with a monster slam over both Gerald Wallace and Kris Humphries. Bryant led the Lakers to a 92-83 victory in Brooklyn without Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace.The post Kobe BShare TweetForward Metta World Peace has been suspended for one game because he hit Detroit's Brandon Knight in the face, and the Los Angeles Lakers also will be without Dwight Howard again when they face the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday.Share TweetCNNSI.com Feb 5, 2013Much of the focus this trade season has been given to the players possibly on the block (Pau Gasol, Paul Pierce, Josh Smith). But which teams are positioned to be buyers at the deadline? Could the Clippers deal some depth to strengthen their title hopes…Share Tweet
DeMarcus Cousins ejected after calling ref ‘effing female’ in Kings loss to Jazz (VIDEO)yahoo.com Feb 5, 2013With 2:23 left in the first half of Monday's matchup with the Utah Jazz, Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins received a technical foul for what looked like carping to the referees after missing a shot at the rim on which he thought he was fouled by…Share Tweet
Michael Beasley cited for driving without license or plates, but with gun, speeding 26 MPH over limityahoo.com Feb 5, 2013On Jan. 24, the Phoenix Suns came through with an expertly timed nationally televised win over the Los Angeles Clippers. The team played sound all-around basketball and moved to 2-0 under interim head coach Lindsey Hunter. Even though the team roared ou…Share Tweet
LeBron James Sets A Personal Record; Indiana Beats Chicago In Possible Playoff Preview“How about LeBron James? Twenty-seven points, eight rebounds, eight assists. Another average game for LeBron James.” That was an actual statement made on Miami’s broadcast. James would go on to finish with 31 points in the Heat’s five-point win ovShare Tweet
Kobe, Short-Handed Lakers Top NetsFeb 5Kobe Bryant had 21 points and Earl Clark had a double-double in place of Dwight Howard as the Lakers beat the Nets.
Kobe Posterizes The NetsFeb 5Dunk Of The Night: Kobe Bryant drives through the lane and dunks in the face of Gerald Wallace and Kris Humphries.
Lakers Short-Handed In BrooklynFeb 5ESPNLA.com's Dave McMenamin discusses Metta World Peace's one-game suspension and the latest on Dwight Howard's shoulder injury.
Point Guard WoesFeb 5Tim Legler discusses how Derrick Rose's recovery from a torn ACL could affect Rajon Rondo and addresses the level of concern about Chris Paul's knee injury.