Warriors Game Day Links #7: Golden State Warriors 90 @ LA Lakers 97 - We can hang around, with some bright spots, but we still can't finish the game

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Recap: Recap #7: L.A. Lakers 97, Golden State Warriors 90 - Kobe Bryant, Rebounding Dominate Third Quarter
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Recap: Lakers 97, Warriors 90: Pushing Through With Professionalism
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Recaps

Associated Press: Kobe scores 39 as weary Lakers hold off Warriors | Photo Gallery
Sports Network:Bryant paces Lakers over Warriors
Matt Steinmetz: Kobe's 39 leads Lakers past Warriors, 97-90
Marcus Thompson II: Kobe Bryant scores 39 points to lead the Lakers past the Golden State Warriors
Rusty Simmons: Warriors' offense, Dorell Wright struggle in loss
Adam Lauridsen: Down and Out in the Staples Center (Warriors 90, Lakers 97)


Pregame News

- Previews of the game.
Matt Steinmetz: Warriors vs. Lakers: What to watch for
Marcus Thompson II: What to Watch For – Game 7

Pregame Videos

Dr. Keith Donatto on Stephen Curry's ankle.


Postgame News

- Warriors players give their reactions on Keith Smart as coach of the Kings.
Rusty Simmons: Warriors see rivals in old coach's new team

Postgame Videos

Mark Jackson in the hallway.

CSN highlights, recap.


Highlights by gumbywithpokey.

Recap and highlights from nba.com's game page:
A Charging Rush
Nate's One-hand Floater
Monta to Lee
Monta's Sweet Layup
Warriors vs. Lakers

Postgame Quotes and Stuff from warriors.com recap

Photo Gallery

Audio
min: Tim Roye's Game Recap
Mark Jackson
On Kobe Bryant:
"He's playing great. Very aggressive, carrying that team offensively and he's their lone play maker. He's playing great but that's no surprise, that's who he is."

On Building On Tonight's Game:
"Well tomorrow night's another game and we get out of here and get ready for it, take care of business. We're on our home court and there's a great opportunity to get a victory."

On The Performance Of Dorell Wright:
"He had some shots and he looked like his old self. Hopefully he can build on it because we need him."

On His Technical Foul:
"I asked for a technical foul because my guys were working their tails off and I refuse to watch them fight and come up on the short end."
Kwame Brown
On Defending Andrew Bynum:
"He's a grown man now. He's grown into his body well. He's a lot more physical now than when he first came in, I just kind of know his moves. It's really difficult when you post Kobe Bryant and you have to take your body off of him because he is so long at the rim so I just tried to keep my body on him the whole time. It allowed Kobe Bryant to go one-on-one a lot more than we wanted him to."

"That was my young fella. I taught him everything he knows. I’m one of the better defenders in the league and we played against each other every day in practice. I told him, If you can score against me, you can score on anyone."

On Being Out-Rebounded By 13:
"It was poor rotations. When you have arguably the best player in the game one-on-one on the block against anybody, it's kind of hard to take your body off Andrew at 7'1" or off Pau at 7'1". If you move your body they walk you under the rim. They have a great scheme going with posting Kobe."
David Lee
On Kobe Bryant:
"A lot of their shots they were making in the fourth quarter were Kobe Bryant fade-aways from 17 feet. That's a tough shot to defend. They got to the foul line a lot, Kobe did in the fourth quarter. He had a very good game tonight but he was really the only guy tonight that killed us statistically. It's tough when he has a night like that."

On Defending Lakers Big Men:
"I think for the most part we held Bynum and Gasol in check...We can take that away but it's about getting stops as a team. It's not about which guy does it. The fact of the matter is that Kobe had a big game and he played well."
Monta Ellis
On The Team's 2-5 Start:
"This is a long season and we have a lot more games to play. We're going to turn the corner eventually. It's just a learning experience right now. I feel great about this team. I love my teammates and we're going to get better every day."

On The Team Missing Stephen Curry:
"We have to go out there with the guys that we've got. He is a big part and we know that, but he's not here right now so someone else is going to have to step up. We just have to stick together."

Interesting Tweets

StephenCurry30: Tough one tonight. But man r we close. Fighting hard every possession. #Oracle we need u tmw night to get this turned around.

Notes

- Biedrins DNP with an ankle and toe injury.


What's next?

- A quick turnaround as the Warriors come back home and face the 3-3 Jazz tomorrow night.

Day Date Time Opponent TV Radio
Sat Jan 07 7:30pm Jazz CSNBayHD KNBR 680
Tue Jan 10 7:30pm Heat CSNBayHD KNBR 680
Thu Jan 12 7:30pm Magic TNT KNBR 680
Sat Jan 14 4:00pm @Bobcats CSNBayHD KTCT 1050
Sun Jan 15 3:00pm @Pistons CSNBayHD KTCT 1050
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