Kobe Bryant torched his hometown team again, scoring 32 to help the Lake-show rebound from a last-second loss with a 114-102 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night. Pau Gasol had 22 points and 13 rebounds, and Andrew Bynum scored 18 points for the Lakers.
Andre Miller scored 26 points and Iguodala had 19 for the Sixers, who played the entire fourth quarter and the last 4:50 of the third without Elton Brand. Brand left early with what appeared to be a hamstring injury.
The Sixers said Brand had a strained right hamstring amnd only finished with three points on 1-for-7 shooting in 25 ineffective minutes. Brand will be evaluated on Thursday.
One response to “Sixers get Smoked by Kobe; Lose Brand in the Process”
LA is no joke and prove why they are one of the best in the league. Now that Kobe has a supporting cast the Lakers will most likely go back to the Finals. When will the Sixers get some perimeter shooting?? Can’t have an inside go to guy if there is no threat outside.