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Lakers down Spurs in first game without Kobe

Lakers down Spurs in first game without Kobe

CNNSI.com Updated Apr 14, 2013
No one would blame the Kobe-less Lakers for packing it in. But as the team's 91-88 win over the Spurs showed, Los Angeles has its sights set on the playoffs, explains Ben Golliver.
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  • Lakers sign Andrew Goudelock with two games left

    Lakers sign Andrew Goudelock with two games left

    nba.com Apr 14, 2013
    The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Andrew Goudelock with two games left in the regular season. Los Angeles made the move Sunday night in time for Goudelock to be in uniform against the San Antonio Spurs.
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  • Grizzlies waive Dexter Pittman

    Grizzlies waive Dexter Pittman

    nba.com Apr 14, 2013
    The Memphis Grizzlies have waived center Dexter Pittman, who played in only seven games with the team after being acquired in a trade from the Miami Heat.
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  • Dirk becomes 17th player with 25,000 points

    Dirk becomes 17th player with 25,000 points

    ESPN.com Apr 14, 2013
    Dallas Mavericks star forward Dirk Nowitzki became the 17th member of the NBA's 25,000-point club Saturday.
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  • World Peace, Meeks to start against Spurs

    World Peace, Meeks to start against Spurs

    ESPN.com Apr 14, 2013
    Kobe Bryant's absence won't be the only lineup change Sunday for the Lakers when they host the Spurs. Steve Nash will miss his seventh straight game with an injured hip and hamstring and Metta World Peace will return to the starting lineup.
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  • Video - Dirk Nowitzki Reaches 25,000 Points 00:59

    Dirk Nowitzki Reaches 25,000 Points

    Apr 14
    Dirk Nowitzki becomes the 17th player in NBA history to reach 25,000 points as the Mavs' cruise to the 107-89 win over the Hornets.
  • Video - Lakers Closer To The Playoffs 02:20

    Lakers Closer To The Playoffs

    Apr 14
    Stephen A. Smith and Mark Schwarz with reaction to the Lakers' 91-86 win over the Spurs.
  • Video - Duncan Dunks Over Gasol 00:23

    Duncan Dunks Over Gasol

    Apr 14
    Pau Gasol can't stop Tim Duncan from throwing down the one-handed slam.
  • Video - Lakers Win In First Game Without Kobe 01:13

    Lakers Win In First Game Without Kobe

    Apr 14
    Dwight Howard's double-double carries the Lakers to a 91-86 win over the Spurs.

Sports Columnists

  • NBA -- Chicago Bulls' drop to No. 6 no accident

    Apr 14
    Chicago's slide in the standings to sixth after a loss in Miami a win for the Bulls, and the Heat