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Kobe Bryant called into ESPN radio’s LA station on Wednesday afternoon to discuss rehabbing his torn achilles’ tendon, the NBA Finals, Dwight Howard’s upcoming free agency and his all-time NBA starting five.
According to 710 ESPNLA:
”It’s not very difficult for me. I go, Magic [Johnson], [Larry] Bird, [Michael] Jordan, [Bill] Russell and [Kareem Abdul] Jabbar.”
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Tweet Yep, you read that correctly. Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is so loved overseas that they gave the still-active icon a statue in China: You can bet the farm that Bryant will also have a statue outside of Staples Center in Los Angeles — the man IS one of the most accomplished [...]
Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard may have had a contentious relationship during the regular season, but make no mistake about it: Kobe understands the importance of Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers. During an interview with 710/ESPN Radio LA on Wednesday, Bryant was asked if he has talked to Howard about free agency. Bryant said [...]
Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest players in NBA history and will probably have a spot in the top 10 all-time secured when he finally decides to quit.
Which is why many are expecting that Bryant will be immortalized by the Lakers with a statue outside of Staples Center when his playing days are over. Surprisingly, via Los That Sports Blog, we find out that Bryant already has...
Facebook made headlines Thursday when they announced that they would soon be incorporating video into Instagram, the photo sharing app that Facebook acquired for $1 billion last year. It is no surprise that just a short time after the unveil, Kobe Bryant had already posted his first Instagram video. The first video was accompanied by the caption reading:
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Kobe Bryant continues to rehab his surgically repaired Achilles and is encouraged by the early results.
“I think it’s going to be fine, I think it’s going to be more than fine. I’m very pleased with where I’m at,” Bryant said. “I can get up in the morning, get up and walk to the bathroom like nothing was wrong. There was a point where you’d get up and it’s really...
Kobe Bryant is serious about returning to the court next season. The Black Mamba hit up Instagram to show off his progress. He’s walking without the boot Kobe likened his movements to a baby giraffe learning to walk. He even supplied video – that’s new to IG but it’s not able to be embeded so you’ll have to go HERE to see that. In the meantime, there’s always photos....
Kobe Bryant recently settled a lawsuit with his parents, who were trying to sell some of the basketball star’s memorabilia. Bryant successfully protested the auction, saying that the items belonged to him and that his mother had no right to sell them. While most of the items were pulled from the auction as part of [...]
This random Kobe Bryant statue in China is out of control. How do you say "Mamba approved" in Mandarin?
With so many great players over a short history, it’s hard to determine who the greatest NBA player of all time is, or for that matter, who are the all time great players.
Many people will pick an all time starting five, and a lot of the time, that starting five of NBA greats is usually different depending on who’s picking it.
Kobe Bryant may someday go down as one of the top...
The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the underdog Indiana Pacers 116-111 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals to capture the title 13 years ago this Wednesday on June 19, 2000. Concluding the regular season with a mark of 67-15, Lakers’ superstars Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant dominated throughout the 1999-2000 campaign. Backed by solid ballplayers Derek Fisher, Rick Fox, Robert Horry,...