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2015-16 Schedule
2-14, 5th in Pacific
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Lakers hold at No. 29 in rankings

It would appear they'll stay out of last place as long as the 76ers remain historically winless. It will be up to the Lakers to keep Philly that way on Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Center. Power Rankings

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Dwight Howard's thoughts on Kobe Bryant

It's no secret Howard and Bryant have a somewhat frosty relationship. So when asked if he had learned anything from his former teammate, Howard laughed and said: "Awww man. We're going to go to the next question." But he also praised Kobe saying "[He's] one of the greatest to play the game."

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Shelburne: Kobe Bryant's decision to retire

ESPN Los Angeles' Ramona Shelburne weighs in on Kobe Bryant's decision to retire, Bryant's role for the Lakers for the rest of the season, expectations for his sendoff and his next moves.

Durant on Kobe: Media mistreating him

"He's a legend, and all I hear is about how bad he's playing, how bad he's shooting, and it's time for him to hang it up," Kevin Durant said of the coverage Kobe Bryant has received. "You guys treated one of our legends like s---, and I didn't really like it. So hopefully now you can start being nice to him now that he decided to retire after this year." Media 'killing him'


Rewind: Kobe Bryant's 81-point night

Take a trip back to Jan. 22, 2006, when Stuart Scott brought us all the highlights of Kobe Bryant's 81-point performance against the Raptors.

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56mRoyce Young

Durant on 'idol' Kobe: Media mistreating him

In an effort to clarify his comments, Kevin Durant said his point was noting the negativity around Kobe Bryant, rather than appreciating the accomplishments of a legend on his way out.


An ode to Kobe Bryant, in two charts

This season, Bryant has been the worst volume shooter in the NBA. But as bad as this campaign has been, the Lakers star will be remembered as one of the most versatile scoring threats the NBA had ever seen. 2005-06 vs. 2015-16

Russillo on Kobe: 'He's just another level' (2:06)
All hail the Golden State Warriors (3:11)
Michael Smith happy Kobe's at peace with decision (2:07)

Best of M&M: Gronkowski, Kobe, NFC East

Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic weigh in on the Patriots' loss to the Broncos and the loss of Gronkowski due to injury with Tom Waddle. Plus, Danny Kanell on CFB and Stephen A. Smith and Cris Carter talk Kobe's retirement.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg was asked if Kobe Bryant was the closest player to Michael Jordan that he had seen: "I think so," Hoiberg said. "Kobe, what he accomplished, the way he did it, the way he scored it, the tough shots that he hit, the fadeaways, the athleticism he did it with, the grace, yeah, I think he probably is the closest thing to Michael."

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Taj Gibson played for USC in college and saw firsthand how much the city of LA adored Kobe Bryant. He spoke very highly of Kobe after Monday's shootaround. "One of the best players to ever play the game," Gibson said. "I'm just happy that I was able to play against him a couple times. Had great talks with him at dinner about the game ... Just a great guy. A superstar. Every time people heard about Kobe, from barbershops to street basketball corners, the city of LA loved Kobe."

Stugotz's Weekly Game Notes (2:43)
Le Batard: Kobe's legacy is enduring (1:25)
Stugotz: 'I don't like Kobe Bryant' (1:37)
Skip: Kobe's body failed him (2:01)
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7hChris Forsberg

Kobe Bryant's most memorable Celtics moments

With Kobe Bryant announcing that he'll retire at the end of the season, we look back at some of his special moments against the Celtics.

Team Stats

Points Per Game97.122nd
Rebounds Per Game43.521st
Assists Per Game18.627th
Points Allowed106.027th

Team History


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