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LOS ANGELES - Steve Blake will be out at least six weeks with a torn ligament in his right elbow, leaving the Los Angeles Lakers without all three of their injured point guards.
LOS ANGELES - Kobe Bryant is swiftly regaining his confidence and timing. His conditioning improves daily, and he's already leading the Los Angeles Lakers in scoring again.
EL SEGUNDO, California - Kobe Bryant had the ball in his hands and the crowd on its feet for the final possession of the first half in his comeback game.
Right out of the gate, several of his key players broke down with injuries. He was caught cheating, then lying. He demoted a longtime friend. The team is an outright disgrace. Some have urged him to just quit right now, so he'll best be remembered as a player.
LOS ANGELES - Nearly eight months after Kobe Bryant limped off the Lakers' home court with a torn Achilles tendon and a career in doubt, he struggled to keep his composure when he finally stepped back onto the same hardwood.
SACRAMENTO, California - The Los Angeles Lakers navigated the first 19 games of the season without star Kobe Bryant well enough to welcome him back with a winning record.
The Denver Nuggets raised more than a few eyebrows this summer.
LOS ANGELES - Portland's enormous fourth-quarter lead dwindled to a single point before the Trail Blazers finally figured out how hold off the Los Angeles Lakers' patchwork lineup.
AUBURN HILLS, Michigan - Josh Smith drove to the basket - and the Los Angeles Lakers finally defended it.
WASHINGTON - The Los Angeles Lakers are playing the waiting for Kobe game - trying to stay respectable without one of the NBA's all-time greats.
DALLAS - Ty Lawson and the Denver Nuggets started slowly against Dallas this time. They beat the Mavericks again anyway.
LOS ANGELES - Dan Haren wanted to pitch for a World Series contender next season, and he was eager to get back to his native Southern California.
With no NBA games scheduled on Thanksgiving, the next Thursday night national TV doubleheader is Dec. 5.
Derrick Rose has another knee injury - and he wasn't the only NBA star to get hurt Friday.
LOS ANGELES - Pau Gasol and Nick Young did a remarkable job keeping the Los Angeles Lakers together without their two injured stars.
LOS ANGELES - Jordan Hill barely played for coach Mike D'Antoni when they were together with the New York Knicks four years ago, and he started this season on D'Antoni's bench again with the Los Angeles Lakers.
DENVER - An elbow to the chin staggered Timofey Mozgov for only a moment.
LOS ANGELES - The Los Angeles Lakers' sixth starting lineup in nine games clicked from the opening tip, and Jordan Hill was the biggest reason for the flow.