“They’re very spectacular. They’re fun to watch. There’s no question about it,” Bryant said Thursday before going a step further. “They have higher jumpers than Showtime, though.” “I think they’re expected to blow us out,” Bryant said. “[Fans] expect the Clippers to come out there and just run all over us.”
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The Lakers(15-16) play the Clippers(25-8) tonight and before the game Kobe Bryant had the statements above praising the Clippers. Do you think Kobe’s statements will motivate his team or have the opposite effect?