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  1. Kobe Bryant: Dwyane Wade meant no harm

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Following his strong game Wednesday night against the Timberwolves, Kobe Bryant did what he could to squelch any talk of bad blood between him and Miami's Dwyane Wade in the wake of Wade's hard foul on Bryant in last weekend's All-Star Game. "It w...

    Blog | March 01, 2012
  2. Outlining the NBAs concussion policy

    Brian Kamenetzky

    An examination following Sunday's All-Star Game, revealed Kobe Bryant suffered a nasal fracture in the third quarter after a foul from Miami's Dwyane Wade. Tuesday, Bryant was also diagnosed with a concussion, and under the terms of the NBA's new pro...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  3. Kobe Bryant's nasal fracture confirmed, will undergo MRI

    Brian Kamenetzky

    After sustaining a nasal fracture in Sunday's All-Star Game, Kobe Bryant missed Tuesday's practice, and his status for tomorrow's tilt with Minnesota is unknown. Writes ESPNLA's Dave McMenamin: "Bryant visited Dr. John Rehm, an ear, nose and throat ...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  4. Kobe Bryant has a nasal fracture

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Sunday was a busy one for Kobe Bryant. First, fueled by a red hot start -- he'd finish with 27 points as the Western Conference held on against a furious rally from the East -- Kobe passed three legends on the all-time list for All-Star Game scoring:...

    Blog | February 27, 2012
  5. Pau Gasol left off All-Star team

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Kobe Bryant's consecutive All-Star Game streak reached a record-tying 14 last week when the Western Conference starters were announced, but another Laker saw his streak end. Pau Gasol's more modest run of three straight mid-winter classics has com...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  6. Kobe Bryant ties NBA record with 14th consecutive All-Star bid

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Watching Kobe Bryant on a day in, day out basis, it's easy to become desensitized to how good he is, because he's been doing it so well for so long. Kobe drops 34? Been there, done that. Days like today, though, tend to drive both points home. ...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  7. Andrew Bynum makes his first All-Star team

    Brian Kamenetzky

    It's official, Andrew Bynum has been elected the starting center for the Western Conference in this year's All-Star Game. It'll be his first and while he's excited, in true Bynum fashion, he managed to undercut his own accomplishment noting there is ...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  8. The Triangle takes your Q's: On chemistry, lineups, and more

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The mood in L.A. was lifted with Kobe Bryant's MVP performance in Sunday's All-Star Game at Staples, injecting perhaps a little optimism for the final 25 games of the regular season. Or, at the very least, providing a brief distraction from the pe...

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  9. Pau Gasol does what Pau Gasol does

    Brian Kamenetzky

    On what was clearly Kobe Bryant's night, it would be impossible to accuse Pau Gasol of trying to steal his thunder. When the pair met the media together following the Western Conference's 148-143 win Sunday night, punctuated by the fourth MVP perf...

    Blog | February 20, 2011
  10. Why the All-Star Game matters

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Henry Ray Abrams/AFP/Getty Images The meeting between Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan in the 1998 All-Star Game has become an iconic moment in the careers of two players constantly compared to each other. It's become fashionable in some circles to r...

    Blog | February 19, 2011
  11. Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin unconcerned by his heavy work...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Clippers rookie Blake Griffin is unconcerned by his heavy workload during an All-Star Weekend that will see him participate in the rookie-sophomore game and the slam dunk contest as well as Sunday's main event.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2011
  12. It's official: No Love for L.O.

    Brian Kamenetzky

    It's official: Lamar Odom will not be a part of this year's All-Star Game. The NBA announced today Commissioner David Stern's choice to replace Yao Ming on the Western Conference squad, and it's Kevin Love. No real surprise, but still a little dis...

    Blog | February 04, 2011
  13. Kobe Bryant makes 13th straight All-Star team, Gasol and Odom to ...

    Brian Kamenetzky

    Thursday night, the NBA announced the starting lineups for February's All-Star Game at Staples. Kobe Bryant was among those named. In other news, the sun rose in the east this morning, and taxes are due April 15th. Andrew D. Bernstein/NB...

    Blog | January 27, 2011
  14. Does Pau Gasol still belong on the All-Star team?

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The newest round of returns in (still semi-) early voting for February's All-Star Game at Staples show Kobe Bryant leading the way with over 1.4 million votes, about 200K ahead of Orlando's Dwight Howard for the overall top spot in what is, quite lit...

    Blog | January 06, 2011
  15. Kobe leads All Star voting, Bynum second among W.C. centers

    Brian Kamenetzky

    This afternoon the NBA released the early All-Star ballot returns, and at least one result qualifies as less than shocking: Kobe Bryant, by a considerable margin over Dwight Howard and LeBron James, leads all vote getters for an automatic spot in ...

    Blog | December 16, 2010
  16. 2010-2011 Lakers schedule released: Five things to note

    Brian Kamenetzky

    We've already touched on three big games for the Lakers this season, as the NBA released their opening night (Oct. 26 vs. Houston), Christmas (if you need me to repeat the location/opponent, congrats on surviving your coma), and MLK Jr. Day (vs. Okla...

    Blog | August 10, 2010