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NBA Notes: LeBron James wins fourth MVP award
LeBron James will awarded his fourth MVP trophy, Luol Deng confirms he underwent a spinal tap, and Kobe Bryant is battling his own mother in court.
NBA Wrap: Spurs cruise past Lakers in series opener
The Spurs made easy work of the Kobe Bryant -less Lakers in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series, downing Los Angeles, 91-79.
NBA Notes: Bryant to have season-ending surgery
Kobe Bryant is scheduled to have surgery on Saturday to repair his ruptured Achilles tendon, which is expected to sideline him 6-9 months.
Lakers' Bryant done for season after tearing Achilles tendon
The Lakers will have to make the playoffs with Kobe Bryant , who tore his Achilles tendon in Friday's game against the Warriors.
Kobe Bryant likely out for a year
Kobe Bryant pushed his fraying body and his Los Angeles Lakers teammates relentlessly through the second half of a vital game until he felt a searing pain in his left heel.
Report: Lakers say Bryant may have torn Achilles tendon
Several sources are reporting that Kobe Bryant has a probable torn Achilles tendon, suffered in Friday's game against the Warriors.
NBA Wrap: Bryant likely tears Achilles in Lakers' win
Kobe Bryant suffered a probable torn Achilles in the Lakers' win. Here's a recap of what happened around the NBA on Friday.
LIVE: Lakers vs. Kings
Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash are playing, and the Kings and Lakers are under way in Sacramento! Follow the NBA action with In-Game Live!
NBA Wrap: Bryant scores 30, leaves on crutch after loss
We look at Thursday's top NBA action, including Kobe Bryant scoring 30 points in the Lakers' loss to the Bucks before leaving the arena on a crutch.
Friday's game: Wizards-Lakers preview
Kobe Bryant probably will play for the Lakers, but it appears unlikely that Bradley Beal will step on the court for the Wizards.