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Byron Scott Calls Kobe Bryant: ‘The Last Of A Dying Breed’

A lot of questions surround Kobe Bryant's future as the superstar guard heads into his 19th NBA season on Tuesday. Kobe is coming off consecutive season-ending injuries at 36-years-old with only two years left on his deal with the Los Angeles Lakers. Although many doubt Kobe's ability to bounce back and keep the Lakers in playoff contention in the process, head coach Byron Scott has backed his star ever sin ...

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Lakers Injury Update: Xavier Henry Available, Ronnie Price Probable Vs. Rockets

With the start of the 2014-15 NBA season, the Los Angeles Lakers will host the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night. This will be the first meeting between Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard since the All-Star center left the franchise via free agency. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- While all the attention will be on Kobe's first regular season game, the Lakers received good ...

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Lakers Vs. Rockets Preview: Kobe Bryant, Lakers Host Rockets In Season Opener

Regular season basketball tips off tonight with former Los Angeles Laker Dwight Howard coming to town. Though it has been over a year since Howard spurned the Lakers, the drama has ramped up in recent weeks as ESPN’s Henry Abbott penned a scathing criticism of Kobe Bryant that seemed to justify Howard’s unceremonious departure, among other things. Expect Kobe to have extra motivation throughout the season a ...

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Lakers Practice Report: Lakers Gear Up For Opening Night

The Los Angeles Lakers are almost 24 hours away from Opening Night against the Houston Rockets. Jordan Hill participated in a full practice on Monday and is expected to be ready for Tuesday. Ronnie Price who suffered a knee injury in the Lakers final preseason game is doubtful. Lakers head coach Byron Scott said he is "pretty close," but they'll have to see how he feels tomorrow, which means Jordan Clarkson ...

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Byron Scott On First Game As Lakers Coach: ‘I’ve Got Those Butterflies’

Byron Scott is heading into his first game as the new head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night against the visiting Houston Rockets. Scott has been coaching in the NBA since 1998 with stops in Sacramento, New Jersey, New Orleans and Cleveland, but tomorrow's debut in Los Angeles is special. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- Coach Scott talked about how he' ...

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Byron Scott Comments On Failed Kobe, Dwight Howard Pairing

The Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard combination was supposed to be one that led the Los Angeles Lakers for many years. Many expected Bryant to mold and teach Dwight the way until Kobe stepped aside, leaving Howard to take over the reigns of the franchise. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- As we now know, the two never quite gelled and Howard would leave the Lakers to joi ...

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Kobe Bryant On Opening Night: ‘Step One Of A Long Journey’

On Tuesday, Kobe Bryant will take the floor at the Staples Center for the first time in a NBA regular season game since going down with a knee injury in December of 2013. Kobe played in only six games last year before suffering a fractured knee that ultimately ended his season and shed a lot of doubt about his immediate future in the league. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shir ...

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Byron Scott Says Jordan Clarkson To See Backup Point Guard Minutes

Injuries have already been a thorn in the Los Angeles Lakers' side this season, and the games that count haven't even started yet. In particular, the 'point guard curse' seems to have carried over from last season to this year. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- With Steve Nash gone for the season and Ronnie Price banged up with a bone bruise in his knee, Byron Scott sa ...

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INSTAGRAM: Nick Young Posts Picture Of Injured Hand After Cast Removal

The Los Angeles Lakers suffered a major loss in training camp with Nick Young going down with a torn ligament in his shooting hand. Young injured his hand while guarding Kobe Bryant in a scrimmage at the practice facility in El Segundo. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- As a result of the injury, Young had to undergo surgery on his right hand. The Lakers sixth man will ...

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Carmelo Anthony Would’ve Had No Problems Playing With Kobe

There has been a lot of back and forth recently over Kobe Bryant's role in the Lakers downfall over the last couple of years with many questioning whether other star players in the NBA want to play with him. -- Have You Seen These LIMITED EDITION "Mamba Strikes Back" T-Shirts? -- One player who had the opportunity to sign with the Lakers this off-season was Carmelo Anthony, who ultimately decided to remain ...

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