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Kobe leads Lakers to beat Trail Blazers 111-107
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Kobe leads Lakers to beat Trail Blazers 111-107

Feb 23 2013, 3:52am CST | by

Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) With 15 of 23 from the floor and nine of nine behind the free throw line, Kobe Bryant claimed 40 points for Los Angeles Lakers, helping the team record a 111-107 victory against the Trail Blazers.

Los Angeles, Feb 23 — With 15 of 23 from the floor and nine of nine behind the free throw line, Kobe Bryant claimed 40 points for Los Angeles Lakers, helping the team record a 111-107 victory...

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Kobe leads Lakers to beat Trail Blazers 111-107

Feb 23 2013, 3:52am CST | by

Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) With 15 of 23 from the floor and nine of nine behind the free throw line, Kobe Bryant claimed 40 points for Los Angeles Lakers, helping the team record a 111-107 victory against the Trail Blazers.

Los Angeles, Feb 23 — With 15 of 23 from the floor and nine of nine behind the free throw line, Kobe Bryant claimed 40 points for Los Angeles Lakers, helping the team record a 111-107 victory against the Trail Blazers.

Friday's game was Kobe's fifth 40-point game this season and the 117th of his career. Dwight Howard also had a standout game, finishing with 19 points and 16 rebounds, reports Xinhua.

The Trail Blazers' J.J. Hickson had a strong game as well, shooting 11-for-15 and finishing with 22 points and 11 rebounds. Rookie Damian Lillard played with a great attitude, contributing 19 points and seven assists for the Trail Blazers.

The Los Angeles Lakers are now ranked ninth in Western Conference with 27-29. They are trying their best to catch up the Houston Rockets who took the eighth place with 31-26.

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Kobe Bryant congratulated Steph Curry for three-pointer. Don’t expect this to last.

Oct 13 2014 11:33am CDT | Source: Washington Post Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors met in a preseason game Sunday and here’s how you could tell it was preseason: Kobe Bryant was smiling. And lauding Steph Curry for a nice three-point shot over Bryant’s tight defense rather than coming back with a bomb of his own ...
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Basketball is a copycat game. Given the incredible success that Dirk Nowitzki has enjoyed utilizing his patented one-legged fadeaway over the past 16 seasons, then, it’s been no surprise to see players like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, and Kevin Durant use it to great, effortless effect. Carmelo Anthony’s most recent iteration of Dirk’s signature move, […] The post Watch Carmelo Anthony Hit Insanely Difficult, Dirk Nowitzki-Style Fade ...
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