NBA Daily Dose: Kobe Takes Control
Zaza Pachulia, right, is getting the lion’s share of minutes in the middle in Atlanta.
Boston offered just the tonic the Lakers needed to end a six-game losing streak and avoid matching their longest home losing streak since leaving the Land of 10,000 Lakes almost a half a century ago. In today’s Daily Dose, we explore how Kobe Bryant grabbed the game by its neck and helped the Lakers take complete control against the woeful Celtics.
Nene struggled Friday, but he’ll be a major factor down the stretch; Vladimir Radmanovic needs to work on his tall tales; Bobby Jackson is looking healthy at last; Ron Artest’s shooting slump is over; and Gerald Green is seeking consistency.