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Bryant and Lakers win in triple OT over Suns

by Derrick Johnson on March 23, 2011

With a huge lead in the second half, the Lakers expected to send the Suns home to Pheonix after regulation, but the Arizona team stayed and battled out a triple OT. Still, the Lakers managed to win 139-137 on Tuesday night, according to USA Today. Kobe Bryant scored 42 points, 12 rebounds and 9 assists, […]

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Miami Heat takes down the Lakers

by Derrick Johnson on March 11, 2011

After a disappointing loss to the Chicago Bulls, the Miami Heat have ended their five-game losing streak by beating the Los Angeles Lakers 94-88 on Thursday. Chris Bosh led Miami with 24 points as his teammate Dwayne Wade stole the ball from Kobe Bryant with 1:27 left in a tied game, according to Reuters. LeBron […]

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Grizzlies send Lakers to third straight loss

by Derrick Johnson on December 1, 2010

Thanks to 28 points from Mike Conley, the Memphis Grizzlies downed the Los Angeles Lakers 98-96 last night, sending the two-time defending champions to their third straight loss. Though they were down in the finals seconds, the Lakers had a chance to pull of the victory after Conley lost the handle on the ball. Kobe […]

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Vujacic, Sharapova confirm rumors they are engaged

by Derrick Johnson on October 22, 2010

A recent announcement by Los Angeles Lakers guard Sasha Vujacic may have made many men across the globe very unhappy. Speaking to reporters before a preseason game against the Golden State Warriors, Vujacic confirmed that he and girlfriend Maria Sharapova are engaged to be married. Agents for Sharapova also confirmed the news. Sharapova is widely […]