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  • From streets to sideline, Lakers' Byron Scott was always tough

    From streets to sideline, Lakers' Byron Scott was always tough
    The rookie arrived at Lakers training camp with something to prove. His new teammates — veterans such as Magic Johnson and Michael Cooper — elbowed him around the basketball court. The rough treatment continued after practice. "We didn't...
  • Lakers' tank runs dry in blowout loss at Indiana, 110-91

    Lakers' tank runs dry in blowout loss at Indiana, 110-91
    It was due to happen, the Lakers living large off a three-game winning streak that included a stunner in San Antonio and a milestone in Minneapolis. Call this one the fiasco at the fieldhouse, where the only life the Lakers could find was in the arena...
  • Pau Gasol's friendship with Kobe Bryant remains strong

    Pau Gasol's friendship with Kobe Bryant remains strong
    Even as he tried to convince Pau Gasol to remain with the Lakers, Kobe Bryant assured Gasol his support would remain. So when the Lakers arrived in Chicago late Wednesday, Bryant's dinner plans were set. "Our relationship and bond goes beyond...
  • Meanwhile, Kobe Bryant is about to pass Michael Jordan on scoring list

    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...
  • No surprise Kobe struggling to deal with losing

    No surprise Kobe struggling to deal with losing
    Kobe Bryant soon will pass Michael Jordan for third place on the NBA's all-time scoring list. That is unless another of his body parts goes out or he is suspended for threatening great bodily harm to his teammates. In a most predictable of scenarios,...
  • Five takeaways from the Lakers' victory over the Sacramento Kings

    Five takeaways from the Lakers' victory over the Sacramento Kings
    The Lakers (6-16) ended their three-game slide with a tight win over the Sacramento Kings (11-11). Here are five takeaways from their 98-95 victory on Tuesday at Staples Center. 1. Coach Byron Scott turned to Kobe Bryant to play point guard for most...
  • Kobe Bryant can pass Michael Jordan but is a long way from the top

    Kobe Bryant can pass Michael Jordan but is a long way from the top
    Kobe Bryant will almost surely pass Michael Jordan on Sunday in Minnesota. There's a lot of territory to cover after that. Bryant's 32,284 career points are nine shy of topping Jordan, an accomplishment that needs no explanation. But then would come...
  • Kobe Bryant should pass Michael Jordan's career points total Sunday

    Kobe Bryant should pass Michael Jordan's career points total Sunday
    Kobe Bryant has fought through a broken bone in his knee, torn Achilles' tendon, numerous sprained ankles and chronic knee pain so severe it required cutting-edge treatment in Germany, all while investing 46,386 career minutes over 19 seasons (not...
  • Kobe Bryant becomes NBA's No. 3 all-time scorer in Lakers' win

    Kobe Bryant becomes NBA's No. 3 all-time scorer in Lakers' win
    Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan on the NBA's all-time career scoring list, then he helped the Lakers win their third in a row with a 100-94 victory over the Timberwolves in Minnesota. Bryant climbed into third place behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Karl...
  • Kobe Bryant passes Michael Jordan on NBA's all-time scoring list

    Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan (32,292) on the NBA's all-time career scoring list. With 5:24 left in the second quarter, Bryant converted a pair of free throws to tie and pass Jordan, putting the Lakers up 38-32 over the Timberwolves in Minnesota....
  • Kobe Bryant's more like Mike than ever, passing Jordan on points list

    Kobe Bryant's more like Mike than ever, passing Jordan on points list
    For all the hardware he'd accumulated in his life — championship rings, MVP trophies, All-Star awards — one peculiar item heralded the imminent appearance of the NBA's third-leading scorer at a postgame news conference. A green plastic...