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2008-12-13 00:30:06

A 32-point performance by Kobe Bryant Friday helped the Los Angeles Lakers avenge one of their three losses this season with a 112-103 decision over Sacramento. The Kings handed the Lakers a 113-101 setback in Sacramento Tuesday and stayed within striking distance for most of the rematch Friday night. A three-point shot by Spencer Hawes with 3:04 remaining brought the Kings within 101-98, but Bryant took over from there. He scored seven of Los Angeles' last 11 points. Pau Gasol added 18...

2008-12-09 23:58:32

Kobe Bryant's 28 points weren't enough Tuesday to prevent the Los Angeles Lakers from losing just their third game this season, a 113-101 setback to Sacramento. The Kings' offense was led by John Salmons and Francisco Garcia, who dumped in 21 points each. Bobby Jackson came up with 15 points and Spencer Hawes added 11 points and nine rebounds for Sacramento, which surprisingly ended an eight-game skid. Bryant made just 9-of-25 shots from the field as the 17-3 Lakers had a three-game win...

2008-11-26 01:17:38

Paul Gasol tallied 26 points and eight rebounds to lead the LA Lakers over New Jersey 120-93 Tuesday. The win came despite a rough night for Kobe Bryant, who scored 12 points on 5-of-17 shooting. Bryant also had six rebounds in less than 28 minutes of court time. Jordan Farmar had 18 points after coming off the bench. Devin Harris scored 21 for the Nets.

2008-11-24 00:07:01

Kobe Bryant had 24 points and six assists Sunday night and the Los Angeles Lakers ran their NBA-best record to 11-1 with a 118-108 victory over Sacramento. The Lakers presented a balanced attack, with eight players in double figures. Andrew Bynum had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Pau Gasol scored 16 and Lamar Odom had 14 points for the Lakers, who have won four straight games since their only loss, to the Detroit Pistons. John Salmons scored 24 points and Bobby Brown had 21 for the Kings, who...

2008-11-22 00:18:57

Kobe Bryant made two-thirds of his shots Friday, scored 29 points and led the Los Angeles Lakers to an easy 104-90 conquest of Denver. Los Angeles led by 21 going into the final period and coasted to its third straight win. The Lakers have captured 10 of their 11 games thus far this season -- their only loss coming against the Nuggets in Denver. Andrew Bynum and Lamar Odom added 13 each for the Lakers and Pau Gasol had 12. Bryant made 12 of his 18 shots and equaled his second-highest point...

2005-11-15 03:04:50

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pau Gasol scored 20 points and added 10 rebounds to help lift the Memphis Grizzlies to a 85-73 home win over the Los Angeles Lakers in National Basketball Association play on Monday. The Grizzlies (5-3) beat the Lakers for the fourth straight time after sweeping the season series last year, handing the Lakers their third straight loss. Eddie Jones added 16 points for the Grizzlies and Mike Miller chipped in with 13. However, Miller had to be helped off the court...

2005-11-15 00:31:16

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pau Gasol scored 20 points and added 10 rebounds to help lift the Memphis Grizzlies to a 85-73 home win over the Los Angeles Lakers in National Basketball Association play on Monday. The Grizzlies (5-3) beat the Lakers for the fourth straight time after sweeping the season series last year, handing the Lakers their third straight loss. Eddie Jones added 16 points for the Grizzlies and Mike Miller chipped in with 13. However, Miller had to be helped off the court...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.