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Nuggets Searching for Ways to Contain Kobe

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Undefendable. That's how George Karl described it, with a George Karl colloquial concoction, a perfect description of something that would normally take, like, 17 real words to describe.

Undefendable. That's what Kobe Bryant's shots were in the first half of Game 2. Undefendable is the fear, heading into tonight's Game 3 of the Western Conference playoff series, which is as close to a must-win as they come for coach Karl's Nuggets. Denver trails Bryant's Lakers 2-0.

At practice at the Pepsi Center on Thursday, the Nuggets talked about strategies to guard the shooting guard, who scored 38 points in Game 2, including 9-for-12 shooting in the first half.

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