After Kobe’s first game back on Sunday against the Raptors he did comment about how he was a bit overweight and needed to get back in full basketball shape. Well he says he lost 5 pounds after that game and his wife Vanessa is not happy:
Kobe lost 5 pounds after first game back, says his wife isn't happy: "Vanessa (expletive) hates me. 'One game and you lose five...
In this episode of RealGM Radio, host Daniel Leroux talks with Sam Amick of USA Today, Larry Coon of CBAFAQ.com, ESPN and HoopsWorld, and Charles Modiano of RealGM.
Sam (@sam_amick) and Daniel discuss the disparity between the Eastern Conference and Western Conference so far, the strong start of the Portland Trail Blazers, and the progress of DeMarcus Cousins.
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Kobe Bryant can now run at full speed, but that doesn’t mean he’s ready for game action just yet.
Bryant told Sam Amick of USA Today that “he has no timetable for his return, and that conditioning is the toughest part in his comeback.”
“I don’t have a timetable; let’s start there,” Bryant said. “I’ve been pushing pretty hard, man. I’ll go and do some more conditioning...
According to Sam Amick of USA Today Sports, future Hall of Famer and TNT analyst, Shaquille O’Neal, has become a minority owner of the Sacramento Kings, who were recently named the worst franchise in sports by ESPN.
…As the Kings continue their image makeover that was sparked by the late May sale of the team to Vivek Ranadive, they have made a big and bold addition by making...
His amnesty now finalized, it is time for Metta World Peace to move on from the Lakers. In fact, talk of his next destination has bubbled since before he was even let go, with the Knicks reportedly topping his list of choices.
By Friday, though, another name had risen to the top of World Peace's list, according to a report from USA Today's Sam Amick: the Clippers.
The Clippers blew a sure-win vs. the Spurs, letting San Antonio escape with a 103-100 OT win -- its 10th straight. Sam Amick feels this was simply a teaching moment for Los Angeles.
Jeremy Lin's journey from the waiver wire to the toast of New York is a complicated one. Join Sam Amick as he details how NBA business and circumstance have made Lin a star.
February 10, 2012
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Last week we took a break to be with the families during these holiday times. However, NBA Unplugged is back this week with Jacob Noble (@ProBskbllTalk) and Brian Geltzeiler (@Hoopscritic). We have a special treat...
One blowout win isn't enough to quell the fears in L.A. The powerhouse Purple and Gold appear to be struggling in their new system, and now Sam Amick has to ask: Is this team broken?
December 28, 2011
NBA owners deserve the most blame for these failed talks, but the union is hardly innocent, writes Sam Amick. Simply put, it failed to fight for the best intentions of all NBA players.
November 15, 2011