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Dwight Howard #12 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives against Reggie Evans #30 of the Brooklyn Nets at Staples Center. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Hang Tough With Lakers, But Ultimately Fall Short In D’Antoni’s Debut

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.

11/21/2012

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Schmeelk: D’Antoni Is The Right Choice For Lakers

The benefits gained from the Lakers hiring Mike D’Antoni are endless.

11/13/2012

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Bryant, Lakers Surge Past Knicks In 4th

“I enjoy going against Melo, because I always win,” Kobe Bryant said with a grin after New York’s 99-82 loss.

WFAN–12/30/2011