Posts Tagged With: Lakers

CP3, Hornets Look to Build on Game 1 Intensity.

Hornets coach Monte Williams knows that in order for his squad to take a 2-0 series lead on the heavily favored Los Angeles Lakers, they are going to have to play better than they did in game 1.

Much credit given to Chris Paul and the rest of the Hornets for playing a near-perfect game, but they played against a Laker team that, other than Kobe, looked flat and didn’t give much resistence to the Hornets attack. Chris Paul spent most of his time in the heart of the Lakers defense, which yields the biggest front-court in the NBA.

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Kobe’s comments not taken lightly in the gay community, receives $100,000 fine from NBA.

Commissioner David Stern, in an attempt to prevent a war with the gay community and preserve the image of his league, fined Kobe Bryant a hefty $100,000 for his comments during the Lakers’ win Tuesday night against the Spurs.

Kobe was vexed about a foul call that forced him to go to the bench in one of the most important games of the regular season.

When Bryant got to the bench, after punching the chair and throwing a towel, yelled to referee Benny Adams “f**king f**got” (see below). Continue reading

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