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Kobe sets Lakers minutes record

Posted on: November 3, 2010 11:03 pm
 
Hall of Fame guard sets record for minutes by a Laker, passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Posted by Matt Moore


Kobe Bryant added another record to his sterling career as a Laker. Tonight Bryant played his 37,493rd minute, passing Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for the all-time record in minutes played as a Los Angeles Laker. Kobe is now the all-time leader in minutes played by a man in the yellow and stylish purple. Pretty amazing for a player who's only 32. If you had a dollar for every minute Kobe Bryan has played as a Laker? Well, okay, you'd still be tens of thousands of dollars short of what Bryant makes per-game. But still, it would be a lot of money. You could buy something really nice.

So Bryant claims another record, one of what will continue to be many as he racks up the accolades in a stellar career. In a sport where so many players miss significant time, Bryant has been an absolute warrior to get to this point. And with as many years as he has in front of him? It may be a long time before any player surpasses him.
Comments

Since: May 9, 2010
Posted on: November 4, 2010 1:24 am
 

Kobe sets Lakers minutes record

May Kobalt continue apace.



Since: Oct 12, 2010
Posted on: November 4, 2010 12:55 am
 

Kobe sets Lakers minutes record

His endurance and ability to productively play through pain have often been overlooked.


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