SH Blog: Omer Asik Trade Update; Dolan Vetoed Knicks Lowry Trade; Gasol/D’Antoni Continue Feud

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Today’s news of the day centered (no pun intended) around the possibility of Houston’s Omer Asik being dealt by next Wednesday or Thursday. The Rockets have set a December 19th deadline, likely to heat up the bidding war for a very useful (and rare) piece. This is according to the NBA’s David Aldridge, one of the most credible sports journalists around: 

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Tweet of the Day: Kobe Expresses Gratitude

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Often in life, inundated with our many daily tasks and various priorities, it becomes easy to take the simplest truths for granted. Perhaps you lose sight of the fact that you have a house and a job amidst all of your worries? Perhaps you forget that you have family and/or friends that care for you? For Los Angeles Lakers superstar and five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant, having spent the past eight months rehabilitating his torn achilles, the simple fact that he gets

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Heisler: Kobe’s return — Not Quite as In Days of Yore

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LOS ANGELES — Kobe to the rescue? Are you kidding? Kobe Bryant made his long-awaited return in Sunday’s 106-94 loss to the Raptors, well before Christmas projections, but still too late to lead the Lakers as in days of yore. Try four seasons too late, which is how long the days of yore have been over in Lakerdom. Nor is this That Kobe. If he will ever get close again—you can just see Jim Buss going, “It’s early, it’s early… isn’t it?”– it’s weeks

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Tweet of the Night: Return of the Mamba

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Kobe Bryant has officially made his return to the Los Angeles Lakers, and it didn’t go unnoticed around the league. Very few players can command this type of attention from their piers. The anticipation was coming from every corner of the league. 

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Tweet of the Night: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar evaluates the return of Kobe Bryant

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The wait for the return of Kobe Bryant is officially over. The superstar guard posted a 2-minute video on facebook of his jersey going through the seasons before ending on a note that said 12.8.13, an indication that he will play against the Toroto Raptors on Sunday. The league has already dealt with plenty of devastating injuries, so this is truly a welcoming sight. The question now is, what will Bryant look like when he hits the floor for the first time since

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SH Blog: Kobe Announces His Return; Heat Talk Trade; Rose Not Ruling Out Playoff Return

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It’s official, Kobe Bryant is returning to the court this Sunday against the Toronto Raptors after an eight-month recovery from a torn Achilles that sidelined him during last years playoffs. While that technically is the “news” of the day, it sure isn’t the talk of the town. That is because Kobe announced his comeback with an extravagant, two minute video via Facebook titled “Seasons of Legend.” The video entails nothing more than Kobe’s jersey flapping in a windy sky. For two

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Tweet of the Day: LA Lakers, Kobe Bryant Announce Return

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Four days short of eight months. That is the extremely short span of time that spans the moment in which Los Angeles Lakers superstar and future Hall of Fame guard Kobe Bryant fell to the court after tearing his left achilles tendon and when fans can expect to see him suited up in his No. 24 jersey again. Friday Kobe and the Lakers made an announcement exclusively through the Black Mamba‘s Facebook page.

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