Lakers 92, Nets 83: Advanced Box & Reaction

Check out the advanced box score from last night’s 92-83 Lakers upset over the Brooklyn Nets here. Some brief takeaways: Kobe Bryant had the lowest points produced of any professional basketball player that plays for the Lakers (Chris Duhon doesn’t count), and was without question the catalyst for their victory. That’s Kobe Bryant in a […]

“How do the nets lose without howard and metta playing????” Nets-Lakers Upset in Tweets & Pix

WARM-UPS Lakers Lets come in and get This Big Win Against Brooklyn Nets — RAY RICE (@BIGRAY562) February 6, 2013 Brook Lopez just called for a higher lob in warm-ups…who’s he foolin’?#Lakers #Nets — Martin Knezevic (@NBAKnez) February 6, 2013 Tonight’s crowd at Barclay’s for Nets/Lakers is mostly Lakers fans. Lots of #24’s in the […]

Late Defensive Miscues Cost Brooklyn Victory

Steve Nash, Deron Williams,Brook Lopez

In a game the Brooklyn Nets were favored to win, against a team four games below .500, a team missing Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace, a team that lost Pau Gasol midway through the fourth quarter, the Nets could not find a way to close out, getting stymied & stuffed by some combination of […]

Dwight: I Knew What I Wanted, It “Wasn’t Allowed”

Dwight Howard

In a conversation with ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith this week, Los Angeles Lakers center and former apple of Mikhail Prokhorov’s eye Dwight Howard confirmed that he’s happy in Los Angeles, and neither anticipates nor welcomes a midseason trade. Howard notes that while his first choice destination was Brooklyn, it wasn’t in the cards. “I know […]

Dwight injured, World Peace suspended vs. Brooklyn

Dwight Howard

Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard and small forward Metta World Peace will both sit tonight’s game out vs. the Brooklyn Nets. Howard is nursing a shoulder injury that’s kept him in and out of the lineup for the past few weeks, while the inappropriately named World Peace has been suspended one game for grabbing […]