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NBA Power Rankings: The 12 Biggest Los Angeles Lakers Killers

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NBA Power Rankings: The 12 Biggest Los Angeles Lakers Killers
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Kobe Bryant is regarded as the most clutch player in the NBA; someone that can take over a game at any point. But who can turn the tables on Kobe and and the Los Angeles Lakers?

Yes, the Lakers are the two-time defending NBA Champions. They have been able to withstand great performances from a plethora of players in the past two years en route to the Larry O'Brien trophy.

Some teams have more than one player that regularly make magic happen in LA. Other teams have only had one player stand out against the best in the West.

Since the addition of Pau Gasol and Andrew Bynum, the Lakers have given themselves a new defensive identity. They are tough inside and better than average around the perimeter. Ron Artest's shutdown mentality gives them all the tools they need to stop almost anyone.

These are the people who have been able to solve the Laker riddle and score in bunches against the top dog.

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