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2015-16 Schedule
11-41, 5th in Pacific
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Kobe Bryant is like a fine wine

Just getting better with age -- at least this past week. Bryant seems to have turned back the clock, averaging 29.3 PPG in his last three games.

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Black Mamba's big game vs. Pelicans

Kobe Bryant dropped 27 and grabbed 12 rebounds in the 99-96 win over New Orleans on Thursday. Kobe's last 25-point/10-rebound game against the Raptors in Nov. 2014.

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The Black Mamba inside top 15

Kobe Bean Bryant is settled at No. 12 in our list. This Lakers legend is the only player in NBA history to play 20 or more seasons with a single team. Love him or hate him, he will be missed once he hangs them up at the end of this season. All-Time #NBARank

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Where's The Logo on our list?

Lakers legend Jerry West settles at No. 13 on our list. West and MJ are the only players in NBA history to average 40 points per game for an entire postseason. All-Time #NBARank

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Kobe has fun with clutch three (0:14)
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Kobe turns back the clock in Lakers' win (1:40)
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Anthony Davis whiffs on wide-open dunk (0:18)
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Resurgent Kobe leads Lakers past Pelicans

Kobe Bryant scored 27 points, hitting three pivotal 3-pointers in the final seven minutes, as the Los Angeles Lakers won their second straight, 99-96 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday.

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Kobe put on a poster by Ryan Anderson (0:14)
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Kobe outduels Davis in Lakers' win

Anthony Davis put up 39 points and 11 rebounds, but Kobe Bryant countered with 27 points and 12 rebounds -- including a late 3-pointer to seal the lead -- as Los Angeles leaves the Big Easy a 99-96 winner. Box score

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Russell finds Black, who soars to the rim (0:23)
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Anthony Davis reaches back for the slam (0:15)
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Pelicans spot Lakers 10 with one to play

Los Angeles leads 79-69 after the third quarter with four Lakers in double figures. Anthony Davis scored 17 of the Pelicans' 21 points in the third and is up to a game-high 31. Follow live

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Lakers have command at the break

Los Angeles holds a 58-48 lead at intermission behind 16 points from Jordan Clarkson and 13 points and 8 rebounds from Kobe Bryant. Anthony Davis has 14 points for New Orleans. Halftime stats

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Lakers roar in second quarter

Kobe Bryant is approaching a double-double with 11 points and 7 rebounds, and L.A. has picked up the pace, outscoring New Orleans 24-12 in the quarter for a 50-40 lead. Follow live

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Kobe Bryant off to another fast start

Bryant has a game-high 11 points, but New Orleans stormed back to take the 28-26 lead after one. Anthony Davis has 10 points for the Pelicans. Follow live

NBA Skills Competition: Guards

  • Patrick Beverley, Rockets*
  • C.J. McCollum, Trail Blazers
  • Jordan Clarkson, Lakers
  • Isaiah Thomas, Celtics
* 2015 winner

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Kobe #12 All-Time. Fair or Foul? (2:17)
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Lakers (10-41) at Pelicans (18-30)

Los Angeles has dropped five straight on the road, though it ended a five-game skid versus New Orleans on Jan. 12. Kobe Bryant will play after scoring a season-high 38 points on Tuesday against Minnesota. Follow live

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Lakers Daily Links: Thursday

Top Headline: Byron Scott appreciates Kobe Bryant's performance against the Wolves.

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Kellerman: T-Wolves were 'must-lose game' for Lakers (1:28)
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Kobe se despidió con honores del futuro de la NBA

Con una actuación vintage, la Mamba Negra se despidió para siempre de los T-Wolves. Leer

Team Stats

Points Per Game96.327th
Rebounds Per Game42.820th
Assists Per Game18.330th
Points Allowed106.227th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-161141.212
2014-152161.256
2013-142755.329
2012-134537.549
2011-124125.621

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