Los Angeles Lakers
Kobe Bryant is smarter than this, but he just doesn’t get it. Hopefully he will now.
Let’s just say Bryant wouldn’t have put up with the fired Rutgers coach — at all.
J.R. Smith scored 24 points and the New York Knicks shook off the absence of Carmelo Anthony and the shock of Amare Stoudemire needing more knee surgery to rout the slumping Utah Jazz 113-84 on Saturday night.
“The Nets were willing last year to give up Brook Lopez and five first-round picks to get this guy,” Sheridan told Joe & Evan. “The Nets have been trying to get this guy for two years … They can get him without giving up Brook.”
Buss died Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. He’d been hospitalized for cancer, but the immediate cause of death was kidney failure.
Contending for a championship? With this crew, that will be limited to owner Mikhail Prokhorov’s fantasies.
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.
Boosted by renovations to Madison Square Garden, the Knicks’ value increased 41 percent to $1.1 billion. The Lakers were second at $1 billion.
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.
Where Dwight Howard goes, drama follows. And yes, there’s still talk of the controversial center taking his baggage to Brooklyn.
When MarShon Brooks has his game going, he is a threat to score from almost any spot on the floor.
The Knicks may have to play Wednesday night’s game in Phoenix without point guard Raymond Felton.
The Lakers avenged an embarrassing loss at MSG by beating the Knicks at Staples Center on Christmas Day.
Get ready for an NBA marathon on Christmas Day.