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Expect Kobe's days as the Lakers' starting shooting guard to end. Jodie Meeks likely will be starting there now, with Kobe to small forward.— KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) December 19, 2012
Since D'Antoni wants to leave MettaWP on the bench so he can play PF, D'Antoni doesn't mind starting Kobe/Meeks as the wings.— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) December 19, 2012
World Peace was entirely professional about coming off the bench. Said he's totally fine with it - "whatever it takes to win."— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) December 19, 2012
D'Antoni said Metta will begin games on the bench so he can have more minutes available to play backup power forward. Sorry, Antawn.— KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) December 19, 2012
I asked Metta if D'Antoni explained why he's coming off the bench. "He doesn't need to explain. Just come off the bench sucka!"— Mark Medina (@MedinaLakersNBA) December 19, 2012
D'Antoni said Jordan Hill & Antawn Jamison is out of the rotation. Antawn spent a good time biting his lip to me afterwards about it— Mark Medina (@MedinaLakersNBA) December 19, 2012
Pau not pulling a Bynum and sitting away from the huddle, but Pau doesn't look thrilled to be sitting final minutes. ... LA 101, CHA 100.— KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) December 19, 2012
Pau wasn't pleased when D'Antoni benched him late in Memphis. Pau made clear just now he's still not OK with ... sulia.com/c/la-lakers/f/…— KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) December 19, 2012
Incidentally, Kobe has scored at least 30 points in 7 straight games now, the only player 34 or older to do so in NBA history.— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) December 19, 2012
Metta World Peace on fire. Worked out after game then tells media "dont turn cameras off. Im just getting started"— Beto Duran (@DuranSports) December 19, 2012
"Kobe System….downloaded. You’re welcome."
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