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Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers falls after fouled by O.J. Mayo #32 of the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on February 24, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Lakers 103, Mavs 99: The Mighty Have Fallen

It was a Dirk-vs.Kobe duel, but big-picture, Sunday at the AAC was more than that: Dallas and LA combined to win three of the past four NBA titles, and while the Lakers’ 103-99 win was a thriller – and while it was fun watching the once-mighty play at a high level … the once-mighty fell again.

02/24/2013

Sacramento Kings v Los Angeles Lakers

Jerry Buss, Los Angeles Lakers’ Owner, Dies At 79

Jerry Buss, the Los Angeles Lakers’ playboy owner who shepherded the NBA franchise to 10 championships from the ’80s Showtime dynasty to the Kobe Bryant era, died Monday, his assistant said.

02/18/2013

2013 BBVA Rising Stars Challenge

West Tops East 143-138 In NBA All-Star Game

Kobe Bryant blocked a LeBron James jumper, turning it into a dunk by Kevin Durant that helped the West put away the East 143-138 in the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night.

02/18/2013

Dallas Cowboys v Atlanta Falcons

Tony Romo On ‘Disliked Athletes’ List

Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and Eagles quarterback Michael Vick are among the most disliked players in the NFL, according to a new list.

02/06/2013

Los Angeles Lakers v Dallas Mavericks

Kobe Holds Onto Lead In NBA All-Star Voting

In the third round of NBA All-Star ballot returns, Kobe Bryant remains on top as the leading vote-getter, ahead of LeBron James.

01/04/2013

Dallas Mavericks v Miami Heat

LeBron & Kobe Lead NBA All-Star Voting

LeBron James and Kobe Bryant are the leading vote-getters, while Jeremy Lin has a chance to bring Linsanity to the NBA All-Star game.

12/14/2012

Los Angeles Lakers v Dallas Mavericks

Kobe Hits 30,000 Point Milestone

At 34 years old, Kobe Bryant has become the youngest player in NBA history to eclipse 30,000 career points, and only the fifth overall to hit that mark.

12/06/2012

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Lakers Roll Past Mavericks, 115-89

Metta World Peace hit three early 3-pointers to spark a Los Angeles barrage from long range, and the Lakers scored 36 points before Kobe Bryant took his first shot in a 115-89 blowout of the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night.

11/24/2012

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Report: Lakers Fire Brown After 1-4 Start

A report from USA Today says the Los Angeles Lakers have fired coach Mike Brown after a 1-4 start to his second season in charge of the team.

11/09/2012

Dallas Mavericks v Los Angeles Lakers - Game Two

Kobe Says He Has 2 Seasons Left In Him

In an interview with CBS Sports, Kobe Bryant said that it’s two-and-out for the five-time champ.

10/09/2012

Owner Mark Cuban of the Dallas Mavericks looks on at a Mavs game. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Cuban Wonders If New Lakers Have Chemistry

Mavs owner Mark Cuban is happy to put pressure on the new-look Lakers, who added Steve Nash and Dwight Howard over the summer. He recently questioned the team’s chemistry.

09/12/2012

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Lakers Season Comes To An End After Game 5 Loss

Russell Westbrook scored 28 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Los Angeles Lakers 106-90 to eliminate the Lakers in five games.

05/22/2012

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