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GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | November 16 - 7:30pm

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Post#1 GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | November 16
Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:16 am by Kobe System

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Starters: Darius MORRIS Kobe Bryant Metta WORLD PEACE Pau Gasol Dwight Howard
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Starters: Goran DRAGIC Jared DUDLEY Michael Beasley Luis SCOLA Marcin GORTAT
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Mike D'Antoni is already making his mark on the Los Angeles Lakers, but it doesn't look like he'll be ready for his debut on the Staples Center sidelines for a few more days.

As long as Kobe Bryant's there, the Lakers may not have too much trouble.

Bryant has averaged 42.0 points in his last three home games against the Phoenix Suns, who have lost seven of eight on the road in this series and could have trouble faring better Friday night if they can't improve their Western Conference-worst defense.

D'Antoni formally took over the Lakers (3-5) on Thursday, four days after being hired to replace Mike Brown, and he watched as his new team went through drills orchestrated by his assistant coach and brother, Dan.
The former Knicks and Suns coach is still on crutches and pain medication after having knee surgery, and said he'll likely wait until Los Angeles hosts Houston on Sunday to make his official coaching debut. But D'Antoni couldn't hide his enthusiasm in his debut press conference.

The Lakers' three wins have come at home against teams that are a combined 7-18, though it looked like they might take down a contender on Tuesday. Los Angeles couldn't close, however, letting San Antonio's Danny Green hit a 3-pointer with 9.3 seconds left in an 84-82 loss.

Bryant is shooting a startling 55.1 percent from the field, and it'd be no surprise to see him continue his early surge Friday. The 14-time All-Star has shot 54.0 percent in the Lakers' last three home wins against Phoenix (4-5), and Los Angeles has averaged 117.6 points and shot 50.5 percent while going 7-1 in its last eight at Staples in the series.

The Suns' defensive woes continued Wednesday, as Chicago shot 50.0 percent in a 112-106 overtime win at US Airways Center. Phoenix is letting opponents shoot 49.7 percent - 47.5 from 3-point range - and average 108.6 points in its last seven contests.



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Post#2 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:28 am by ROballer

Like GAME TIME would say...

:o :o
Steve Nash injures his back while carrying bags

Slava wrote:I pulled a hammy while fapping. I won't make fun of Nash.
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Post#3 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:15 am by anarchy24

Should be a W. Come out with great effort again.
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Post#4 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 3:41 pm by Anklebreaker702

Bomb GT & most of the eye candy is popping too! My 1st game back! Thanks direct
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Post#5 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 4:10 pm by PurpleBlood24

So pumped for this game. Finally DirectTV came through, now let's get this W!!!!
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Post#6 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 4:58 pm by barrettcg

I agree! I am super glad that I get to watch the game now and not have to stream it from some random site on the internet, Directv had about another week or so before they were gonna get dropped but they came through. The past three games have been fun to watch compared to the first five games and I hope that kobe continues to be efficient. Who is coaching tonight? I know MDA isn't coaching until Sunday but will it be Bernie or someone from the new staff?
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Post#7 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 5:00 pm by Speedlot

alright alright pringles
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Post#8 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 5:01 pm by KB24TBOTB

Anklebreaker702 wrote:Bomb GT & most of the eye candy is popping too! My 1st game back! Thanks direct

Welcome back AB! It'll be nice to have you share your analysis on this board once again :clap:
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Post#9 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 5:57 pm by Anklebreaker702

KB24TBOTB wrote:
Anklebreaker702 wrote:Bomb GT & most of the eye candy is popping too! My 1st game back! Thanks direct

Welcome back AB! It'll be nice to have you share your analysis on this board once again :clap:

Good lookin out KB. Mad respect & props!
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Post#10 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:30 pm by Kobe System

This is my second GT. Let's go Lakers! :clap:
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Post#11 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:04 pm by Tricky_Kid

Kobe System wrote:This is my second GT. Let's go Lakers! :clap:


Awesome GT I 'm impressed !

Statistically we don't have any chance to win but I hope some fight from my team and close result.
Maybe Brown will shine tonight :lol:
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Post#12 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:05 pm by hermes

go lakers :clap:
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Post#13 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:06 pm by tugs

nice GT! dibs on candy with glasses. :eyebrows:

LET'S GO LAKERS!
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Post#14 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:07 pm by SunsReadyToRoll

Suns fan here, hoping for an entertaining game and no blowouts please. :( Good luck and will be kinda rooting for Jordan Hill since I follow UofA every year. :D
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Post#15 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:10 pm by tugs

you can stick around if you want. :thumbsup:
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Post#16 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:22 pm by jigga_man

seems like forever since the lakers played.
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Post#17 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:47 pm by Gek

Play an east coast game already, GOSH.
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Post#18 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:57 pm by Lehnny

Hopefully we'll get to see some hints of D"Antoni's system tonight.
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Post#19 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 8:58 pm by rsavaj

Please don't play like you guys have played against us for the last few seasons.

And please give us back Mike and Steve :(
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Post#20 Re: GT: Lakers (3-5) vs. Suns (4-5) | Novembe
Fri Nov 16, 2012 9:05 pm by SunsReadyToRoll

rsavaj wrote:Please don't play like you guys have played against us for the last few seasons.

And please give us back Mike and Steve :(


Let it go Rsavaj, they're gone for good. :cry:
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