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  • Lakers edge Spurs in OT

    The Sports Xchange By Mark Rosner, The Sports Xchange Lakers edge Spurs in OT SAN ANTONIO -- Kobe Bryant came to San Antonio stalking Michael Jordan. Bryant, needing 30 points, didn't catch Jordan for third place on the NBA career scoring list. But...
  • Meanwhile, Kobe Bryant is about to pass Michael Jordan on scoring list

    There was that other news item featured at Thursday's practice: Kobe Bryant is 31 points from passing Michael Jordan for third on the NBA's all-time scoring list. It could happen Friday in San Antonio or, more likely, Sunday in Minnesota. Bryant is...
  • Bryant's 32 points guide Lakers past Kings

    The Sports Xchange By Forrest Lee, The Sports Xchange Bryant's 32 points guide Lakers past Kings LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant took a step closer to passing Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time scoring list and guided the Los Angeles Lakers to a victory...
  • Five takeaways from the Lakers' loss to the New Orleans Pelicans

    The Lakers (5-16) lost their third-straight game on Sunday, falling to the New Orleans Pelicans (9-10).  Here are five takeaways from their 104-87 defeat on Sunday at Staples Center. 1) Coach Byron Scott changed the Lakers' lineup but the result wasn'...
  • For starters: Atlanta Hawks at Miami Heat

    For starters: Atlanta Hawks at Miami Heat
    A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Wednesday's 7:30 p.m. game between the Miami Heat and Atlanta Hawks at AmericanAirlines Arena (TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish), with...
  • Kobe Bryant close to passing Michael Jordan on NBA all-time scoring list

    Despite denying it, Kobe Bryant considers it highly important to pass Michael Jordan's career scoring mark. So says one of Bryant's closest ex-teammates. Bryant is only 218 points from passing Jordan for third on the NBA all-time list after scoring 27...
  • For Lakers, 'Wait 'til next year' is more, 'Wait, what comes next year?'

    For Lakers, 'Wait 'til next year' is more, 'Wait, what comes next year?'
    The Lakers won't be sweeping confetti from their hair next June. Figueroa will be bereft of purple and gold. That over-30 wins wager you made last month? Doesn't look so solid right now. These are sad times for Lakers fans who, at the risk of sounding...
  • Professional athletes keep their sport close to home

     Professional athletes keep their sport close to home
    These are not your ordinary garage basketball hoops. Over-the-top homes are common among big name professional athletes, as massive contracts, competition and ego have produced awe-inducing purchases. So it should come as no surprise that the homes also...
  • Joakim Noah won't play the numbers game as he concentrates on winning

    Joakim Noah won't play the numbers game as he concentrates on winning
    LOS ANGELES — Joakim Noah's face scrunched up in a playfully exasperated manner. "C'mon, man," Noah said. "Don't even ask me that stupid (stuff). I just want to win, man." The question, which had to be repeated three times as Noah pondered the...
  • Losing streak follows players even down to the D-League

    The Lakers' losing ways even followed two of their players down to the Development League. Xavier Henry and rookie Jordan Clarkson were sent down for one game with the Los Angeles D-Fenders, the Lakers' D-League affiliate. Henry and Clarkson played...
  • Bulls like the value and values Pau Gasol brings

    Bulls like the value and values Pau Gasol brings
    With a first-quarter assist in the Bulls' 99-90 loss to the Pacers on Saturday night, Pau Gasol joined Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Hakeem Olajuwon, Shaquille O'Neal, Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan as the only players to record at least 16,000 points, 8,000...