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2 years 10 months ago

Lakers aiming to close out Nuggets quickly

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Although Kobe Bryant's late-game effectiveness has been debated and dissected over the past 16 years, he seems to love it whenever he doesn't have to take the Los Angeles Lakers' last shot. That generally means the Lakers are taking care of business by themselves. After...

2 years 10 months ago

Bynum's triple-double leads Lakers past Nuggets

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kobe Bryant scored 31 points, Andrew Bynum posted the Lakers' first playoff triple-double in 21 years with an NBA postseason record-tying 10 blocked shots, and Los Angeles thoroughly controlled the tempo in a playoff-opening 103-88 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday. Bynum, the Lakers' All-Star...

3 years 2 months ago

Bynum returns, leads Lakers over Nuggets

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Andrew Bynum had 29 points and 13 rebounds in his season debut following a four-game suspension that carried over from the playoffs, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets 92-89 Saturday. Bynum shot 13 for 18, helping the Lakers win their third straight following...

3 years 9 months ago

Lakers star forward wants to play for Spain at Euros

MADRID (AP) - Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol says he wants to play for Spain at this summer's European Championship. Gasol confirmed his availability for the defending champions on Wednesday after missing last year's World Championship in Turkey, where Spain finished sixth. According to the Spanish basketball federation's website,...

5 years 4 weeks ago

Lakers beat Nuggets 95-89

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Lamar Odom scored nine of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, Pau Gasol had 15 points and 14 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame an 11-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets 95-89 on Sunday. Kobe Bryant was just 3 for 17 from...

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