1st Cutline: Picture of Kobe Bryant on Fox News Sports
Title of Article: “Kobe out for season with torn Achilles tendon”
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant grimaces after being injured during the second half of their NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors in Los Angeles. (AP)
Kobe Bryant’s torn Achilles will mark the end of his 17th season in the NBA and any hopes of him playing in the Playoffs.
2nd Cutline: Picture of Brittney Griner from gamedayr.com
Title of Article: “Brittney Griner comes out publicly as an openly gay athlete following 2013 WNBA Draft”
Baylor Bears center Brittney Griner (left) and Notre Dame Fighting Irish head coach Muffet McGraw (right) pose with the AP player and coach of the year trophies during a press conference at the New Orleans Arena. (Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports)
Baylor Bears center Brittney Griner (left) breaks new grounds both on the court and off the court by winning 2012-2013 AP Player of the year and being an openly gay athlete.
3rd Cutline Picture: Picture of Kevin Ware nydailynews
Title of Article: Louisville’s Kevin Ware ready for NCAA Final Four after horrific leg injury
Kevin Ware agonizes in pain after breaking his leg.
Thousands look on in disbelief after Louisville guard Kevin Ware suffers one of the most gruesome injuries a sports fan will ever witness.
4th Cutline: Picture of the Lakers after making the Playoffs cbssports.com
Title of Article: “Well, the Lakers made the playoffs, now what?”
Only one way to go, onward.
Despite many key injuries this season, after Wednesdays game the Lakers officially make the playoffs, but will be forced to compete without their best player, Kobe Bryant.