Discussion

When Bryant shares, Lakers excel

But with Bynum's injury, it might be time for Kobe to take over again

Updated: March 20, 2010, 2:06 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Phil Jackson said before the Lakers' workmanlike 104-96 win on Friday over the Timberwolves that Kobe Bryant had "sacrificed some of his game" to make Los Angeles' big-man production "available and positive" during L.A.'s current five-game winning streak.

After Bryant dished out a season-high 13 assists against Minnesota, seven of those coming in the first eight minutes of the first quarter to set the unselfish, triangle-sharpening tone for the evening, I'm not so sure Jackson ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Unfinished Business?
    The Dodgers say they aren't holding a grudge against the Cards over hit batters. But is there bad blood?

MORE NBA HEADLINES