Found June 17, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:
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 has a Statue in China (Photo)

  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...

Los Angeles Lakers update: Despite slogan, Kobe Bryant’s career likely not over after 2013-2014 season

On June 7, Kobe Bryant took to social media and asked his followers to come up with a slogan that could best represent his return in the upcoming 2013-2014 NBA season. The winner, which was to be selected by Bryant, would receive a special edition Mambacurial pack of his signature Nike Kobe 8 shoe. Nike Kobe 8 “Mambacurial” (Photo credit: No stranger to being the...

Kobe Bryant Names His All-Time Starting Five

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.”

Nike Basketball creates Kobe Bryant X-Ray logo art

We’ve posted some pretty awesome NBA-related art on this site but this designer from Nike Basketball’s Kent Floris shows us what happens when Kobe Bryant’s product line meets X-Rays. Check out the below images of “The Black Mamba” and “Kobe Shealth” logos in an X-Ray style: *** Kobe Bryant X-Ray Logo Art [Hooped Up]

Kobe Bryant rehab update: Enjoys Corona at Yankees-Angels game

Kobe Bryant takes in a Yankees-Angels game in Los Angeles, complete with slick sunglasses and a Corona. Like a boss.

Kobe Bryant memorabilia items still being auctioned

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 [...]

Kobe Bryant gets his very own statue in China

This random Kobe Bryant statue in China is out of control. How do you say "Mamba approved" in Mandarin?

Kobe Bryant drinks a Corona during Angels/Yankees

For those of you wondering what Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is doing today, he’s in attendance at a Major League Baseball game between the Los Angeles Angels/New York Yankees. The Yes Network caught Kobe taking a swig from a Corona beer and well, that can be seen below: *** Drinking Kobe photo courtesy of @seth_rosenthal Top Image courtesy of Getty Images

Bryant: Lakers Have To Keep Dwight

Kobe Bryant stressed the importance of the Los Angeles Lakers re-signing Dwight Howard this offseason. "Those guys are hard to find, they don't grow on trees," Bryant said on 710 ESPN Los Angeles. "When you have someone like that with his talent level, you have to be able to keep him and lock him in with this franchise." Howard will likely meet with the Houston...

Kobe Bryant: Lakers need to lock up Dwight Howard

Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard is set to become an unrestricted free agent July 1.  If it was up to Kobe Bryant, he would sign the big man to a five-year, $118 million contract extension. “It’s not like you have guys like Dwight Howard just walking around every day,” said Bryant during an interview on 

Kyrie Irving: I would Still Beat Kobe One-on-One

Remember the friendly wager between Kobe Bryant and Kyrie Irving? The two were in Las Vegas last year and this video surfaced of some rather serious trash talk of a one-on-one game between the two. Irving was talking with Jim Rome recently, and let it be known that he still feels he would beat the [...]

Memorable sports moment of the week – The Los Angeles Lakers win the 2000 NBA Finals

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,...
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