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Los Angeles Lakers @ New York Knicks 8PM ET (TNT) 

Post#1 » by The Regime » Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:25 am

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Coverage: TNT
8:00 PM ET, December 13, 2012
Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

Starting Lineups:
Lakers: Chris Duhon, Kobe Bryant, Metta World Peace, Antwan Jamison, Dwight Howard
Knicks: Jason Kidd, Raymond Felton, Ronnie Brewer, Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler

Lakers Stat Leaders:
Points: Kobe Bryant 29.2
Rebounds: Dwight Howard 12.1
Assists: Kobe Bryant 4.8
Steals: Kobe Bryant 1.6
Blocks: Dwight Howard 2.6

Knicks Stat Leaders:
Points: Carmelo Anthony 27.7
Rebounds: Tyson Chandler 9.9
Assists: Raymond Felton 6.8
Steals: Jason Kidd 1.9
Blocks: Rasheed Wallace .9
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Post#2 » by The Regime » Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:26 am

**** I forgot the eye candy again. Someone want to do the honors, I would greatly appreciate it.:)
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Post#3 » by Baby Bop » Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:33 am

jr smith talkin some ish about Kobe on twitter..

he gon get it baaad.
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Post#5 » by EvilSperm » Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:58 am

Baby Bop wrote:jr smith talkin some ish about Kobe on twitter..

he gon get it baaad.



What did he say???
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Post#6 » by NoseBleedLakers » Thu Dec 13, 2012 5:14 am

Someone's gonna get blown the **** out, and it ain't gonna be NY :sigh:
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Post#7 » by jigga_man » Thu Dec 13, 2012 5:21 am

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Post#8 » by dockingsched » Thu Dec 13, 2012 5:26 am

lakers gonna win, hopefully there's no let down in WAS after.
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Post#9 » by hermes » Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:22 am

go lakers :clap:
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Post#10 » by EArl » Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:22 am

People live their lives bound by what they accept as correct and true. That's how they define "reality". But what does it mean to be "correct" or "true?" Merely vague concepts...
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Post#11 » by DEEP3CL » Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:53 am

I'm in a bad mood.......F New York.

That said none of us know what to expect from this team anymore. But I'll lay out some things anyway. If we keep the TO's low and rebounds on the defensive boards we'll control the game. Kobe and Dwight will play well, but others have to give something decent. Mike.D needs to minimize Duhon's minutes and play Meeks more at 2 with Kobe assuming ball duties, then give Ebanks a few minutes at the 2 also seeing he has a tremendous size advantage over Kidd ( when they run Kidd and Felton together) and over JR Smith.

Simply put Duhon can't be running 35 minutes or more, slash his time and we have a much better chance.
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Post#12 » by AcecardZ » Thu Dec 13, 2012 8:33 am

If we make free throws we compete and maybe win. If we don't make free throws we get curb stomped.

There's lots of reasons we're struggling, no Nash and no Pau ldo, but imho the main reason we're struggling is due to how aggressive teams have been able to play D against us forcing us to commit tons of turnovers. If we start consistently knocking down out freebies teams won't be at liberty to pound the crap out of us the way they do.

Also, Dwight has struggled mightily at getting his shots to go in when he's hacked. Once we start getting more +1's we should be real tough to stop. That's how I see it for now anyway.
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Post#13 » by Kobe System » Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:35 am

In Before The Loss
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Post#14 » by Doormatt » Thu Dec 13, 2012 9:39 am

theres definitely no fan base i hate more than the knicks. they are horrible. im gonna be a little sad if we lose to them.
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Post#15 » by Kobe System » Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:13 pm

Kobe System wrote:In Before The Loss


After seeing the Knicks GT, I wanted this game more! Go for the kill! Kobe drop 62 on em! Let go Lake Show! :evil:
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Post#16 » by Kobe System » Thu Dec 13, 2012 12:47 pm

MSG wrote:I want to beat these bitches by double digits. They are already on a long losing streak,let's blow them out and make their life even worse.

Any win would be great but blowing them out would be something special.


Quick Kick wrote:this gonna be a blowout on national TV. LA is demoralized and searching for answers. Your rotations have to be crisp if you plan to slow down our three point barrage, and we all know Asstoni only practices D for half an hour. Plus Ty OWNS D12 in the paint.

Asstoni will probably jizz himself watching Novak rain down threes all night.


AggO wrote:well blow them out by 30

lakers are a horrible matchup against us


LINWAGON wrote:Dwight can't hit free throws. We got this easy.


Quick Kick wrote: LA is one of the worst defensive teams in the league and their bench is non-existent. We will slaughter them. Quote me.


BKAY wrote:LA just doesnt have enough guards to hold us down for an entire game, this SHOULD be an easy W.
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Post#17 » by Kobean » Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:27 pm

Oh we really have to win this one, I live in England and I think I can see the Knicks fans heads growing from here, someone needs to take them down a notch and I hope its us. LETS GO LAKERS!!
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Post#18 » by kblo247 » Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:30 pm

His defense isn't good, but just placing things in perspective, from 82games.com -

Lakers O Rating with Kobe on - 112
Lakers D Rating with Kobe on - 103

Lakers O Rating with Kobe off - 99.
Lakers D Rating with Kobe off - 110.

So, the Lakers offense AND defense gets significantly worse when Kobe's off court. His net on/off of 20.8 is the 2nd highest amongst superstars right now... Durant is the highest. Kobe's legitimately playing at an MVP level, and is the clear cut best player at his position.

This goes back to how the hell do we get thru the period where he rests. It's a double edged sword. We suck when he sits on both ends and our rebounding percentage on both sides the glass as a team also worsens when he sits. That said we overplay him and risk injury, as well as just has him at the close of games and we struggle when he can't close after playing entire second halts to keep us in games
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Post#19 » by Gek » Thu Dec 13, 2012 1:35 pm

kblo247 wrote:His defense isn't good, but just placing things in perspective, from 82games.com -

Lakers O Rating with Kobe on - 112
Lakers D Rating with Kobe on - 103

Lakers O Rating with Kobe off - 99.
Lakers D Rating with Kobe off - 110.

So, the Lakers offense AND defense gets significantly worse when Kobe's off court. His net on/off of 20.8 is the 2nd highest amongst superstars right now... Durant is the highest. Kobe's legitimately playing at an MVP level, and is the clear cut best player at his position.

This goes back to how the hell do we get thru the period where he rests. It's a double edged sword. We suck when he sits on both ends and our rebounding percentage on both sides the glass as a team also worsens when he sits. That said we overplay him and risk injury, as well as just has him at the close of games and we struggle when he can't close after playing entire second halts to keep us in games


And that O Rating is what will change with Nash back hopefully. I'd like to dream and say the D Rating will change when Pau gets healthy as well.

Scary #'s though considering Kobe's age.
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Post#20 » by KB24_ILLMATIC » Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:00 pm

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