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Kobe scores 27 in Lakers 119-86 loss to Jazz

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Kobe Bryant is slowing showing signs of returning to form, showing aggression offensively in last night’s game versus the Jazz, on his way to scoring a game high 27 points which included 13 trips to the line. Bryant’s offensive performance was not enough as the Lakers lose their 3rd in a row in preseason, falling to the Jazz 119-86.  Continue reading

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Playing Dahntay Jones of the Jazz, Kobe Finally Gets Chance at Revenge

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The date was March 13, 2013, it was a cold Wednesday night in Atlanta, Georgia and the Lakers were visiting the Atlanta Hawks on the second night of a back-to-back, having just played the Magic in Orlando the night before and looking to complete the final game of their mini 3 game road trip 2 nights later in Indiana to face the Pacers.  Continue reading

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De-emphasizing the 3 point shot has long been Byron Scott’s M.O.

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In his heyday as an NBA guard, Byron Scott was one of the best outside shooters in the league. In his 14 years in the NBA Scott shot a career 37 percent from the 3 point line which includes the 1984-85 season where he led the league in accuracy from deep, shooting 43.3 percent. Continue reading

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