Saturday, May 19, 2012


  • If a few glorious slivers of their playoff history are to be repeated, the Lakers joy ride could just be getting started.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryants perfection at the free throw line was big for the desperate Lakers. His poise in the fourth quarter was even bigger, and it got Los Angeles back into its second-round series with Oklahoma City.
  • (ESPN)
  • LOS ANGELES — The curtain dropped, dramatic music thumped, and a blur of highlights played across the tapestry hanging over the Staples Center court. Then, three words: "Time marches on." As if the Los Angeles Lakers needed any reminders.
  • (New York Times)
  • NEW YORK -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Blake and his wife received multiple online threats after he missed a big shot late in Game 2 of L.A.s second-round playoff series with Oklahoma City.
  • (CBS Sports)
  • The Lakers have struggled at times this season from the line, but in a game they had to win, the team nailed 41 of 42 free throw attempts. Bryant led the charge with a perfect 18 for 18 from the line, which accounted for half of his point total.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • LOS ANGELES -- Laker Sentimentalists werent happy about it. Shipping Derek Fisher and a draft pick to Houston for Jordan Hill seemed like an unceremonious send-off for the man who enshrined 0.4 into the storied history of the franchise.
  • (ESPN)
  • The obituaries for the Los Angeles Lakers can be put away, at least for now.
  • (USA Today)
  • Metta World Peace is no friend of the Oklahoma City Thunder, after the Lakers forward elbowed James Harden in the head during the regular season.
  • (Sporting News)
  • Kobe Bryant scored 36 points in a 99-96 win as the Lakers used dead-eye shooting from the foul line to cut into the Thunders lead in their Western Conference second-round series .
  • (Chicago Tribune)

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