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When challenged by Kobe Bryant, Jodie Meeks didn’t back down one bit

The list of Lakers teammates challenged in one way or another by Kobe Bryant over the years is longer than the Christmas wish list of the most spoiled kid in Beverly Hills.  Aside from the epic feud with Shaquille O'Neal, you know all about Bryant's ongoing venom toward Smush Parker and head-shaking disdain for Kwame Brown. Even trusted longtime teammates such as Pau Gasol still get their buttons pushed every other day.

The guys who get tested the most, though, because they get uniquely scrutinized about not doing what he would be doing, are Bryant's backups.

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On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 22, 1969, Dan Issel joined the 1,000-point club.  He did it in 49 games.

 

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