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Kobe Bryant would like to play the Washington Generals

Kobe Bryant’s back is aching, but … oh, never mind. It’s too easy. (Bruce Bennett / Getty Images)

The Los Angeles Lakers, smarting from their latest loss and heading into the second of back-to-back road games, were looking for answers Thursday night and Kobe Bryant hit on a novel idea.

“Every game for us has a lot of meaning to it at this point,” Bryant said after a 116-107 loss to the Knicks in Madison Square Garden. “Maybe if we were rolling, playing well … at this point, I wish we had the Washington Generals on our schedule.”

Instead, the Lakers get the Wizards tonight in Washington.

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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