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08:11 AM ET 03.29 | Quite literally, the Lakers are limping through the stretch run before the playoffs -- particularly Kobe Bryant, who has a bone spur to go with his sprained left ankle. [Mike D'Antoni] was visibly frustrated with Bryant -- who despite not moving his feet well was not moving the ball late in the third quarter. D'Antoni responded by calling a pick play with Pau Gasol to encourage Bryant to pass the ball. D'Antoni conducted his entire postgame news gathering with his arms crossed, dropping more hints about Bryant being a ball-stopper. Referring to the Lakers having a 13-point lead and then squandering it, D'Antoni said: "Just play the game. We try to go a little bit too much one-on-one."

The Orange County Register

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March 29, 2013  08:13 AM ET

UH OH....................







BYE BYE D'ANTONI...................





CALL OUT ANYONE BUT THE KOBESTER

March 29, 2013  08:21 AM ET

I watched the game last night. Howard and Gasol just could not defend the post. They allowed Sander to dunk like 10+ times on the way to his career high. Also Jennings was making tough shot over Blake Nash and Kobe. And Kobe was defended well by Daniels

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March 29, 2013  08:40 AM ET

Everyone's frustrated with Kobe but, he did contribute to five titles and owns the rings to prove it. So, D'Antoni can say whatever he wants but real coaching is what he should do...

March 29, 2013  08:41 AM ET
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Everyone's frustrated with Kobe but, he did contribute to five titles and owns the rings to prove it. So, D'Antoni can say whatever he wants but real coaching is what he should do...

ELI !!!!!!!!!!!!!

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March 29, 2013  08:46 AM ET
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ELI !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Bro-meister... Big day today: Good Friday!

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March 29, 2013  08:47 AM ET

This isn't going to end well for the Lakers. It seems that after every time they lose, someone is talking to the press and bitching about someone on the team. If the Lakers get to the playoffs, it's going to be hello and goodbye.

This Laker team has no chemistry. The sooner the season ends for the Lakers, the better.

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March 29, 2013  08:48 AM ET
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Bro-meister... Big day today: Good Friday!

Yep..............The most important time of the year.......

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March 29, 2013  08:48 AM ET
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Traffic on the way to work this morning was quite smooth...This PSA has been brought to you by DJ's traffic report.

LOL

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March 29, 2013  08:51 AM ET
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Yep..............The most important time of the year.......

Yes sir. First of the two most important days in history!

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March 29, 2013  08:51 AM ET
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Here in California, it's known as Cesar Chavez Day.

Lettuce pickers and Home Depot day workers day off...

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