Kobe Bryant had 21 points and eight rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absences of Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace, and the loss of Pau Gasol to beat the Brooklyn Nets 92-83 on Tuesday night.
Nets fans, snap out of that recurring Dwightmare.
According to a report, Nets general manager Billy King is looking for a third team to work with in an effort to complete a blockbuster trade that would send the 6-foot-11 center to Brooklyn.
Maybe Knicks owner James Dolan should pack up those high-tech microphones and send a crew to Houston.
Where Dwight Howard goes, drama follows. And yes, there’s still talk of the controversial center taking his baggage to Brooklyn.
The NBA’s two highest scorers, Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony lock horns in a mouth-watering match-up on Christmas Day.
Carmelo Anthony and Rasheed Wallace will miss out against the Cavs. Chris Copeland gets the start.
Carmelo Anthony scored 22 of his 30 points in the first period, and the Knicks held on after he departed with a sprained left ankle to beat the Lakers 116-107 in coach Mike D’Antoni’s return to Madison Square Garden.
The Knicks’ hot start on the court is paying dividends for the franchise’s merchandise sector. The league released its latest sales-rankings list on Wednesday, with the Knicks leading the team-sales category for the first time since December 2004.
Forget the 24-hour rule — I want to file a missing person report. It seems that Nets backup center Andray Blatche inexplicably disappeared sometime early in the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s 95-90 loss to the Lakers in Los Angeles.
Kobe Bryant scored six of his 25 points in the final two minutes, and the Lakers hung on for a 95-90 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night in Mike D’Antoni’s sideline debut.
Dwight Howard doesn’t care if he’s severed his relationship with Brooklyn Nets’ star Deron Williams.
Dwight who? If the Nets keep getting production at center, it won’t be long before I forget the whole Howard soap opera.
The benefits gained from the Lakers hiring Mike D’Antoni are endless.
Now that the dust has settled, the Lakers’ decision to hire Mike D’Antoni over proven winner Phil Jackson isn’t any less shocking.