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He may be several years removed from the NBA but Michael Jordan is still brimming with confidence.
"Air" Jordan is still the gold standard when it comes to measuring the greatest player of all-time in the NBA. I do not think I have to go over his resume to prove that point but when asked about today's players, he just couldn't hold back and unleashed on who he can beat one-on-one.
Aside from the fact he said LeBron would be no problem one-on-one, he admitted Lakers' Kobe Bryant would give him fits. However, that's only because Kobe stole MJ's moves. Ouch!
Of course being ever so competitive himself, Kobe fired back via Twitter.
Domino effect. I stole some of his..this generation stole some of mine #thecycle
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) October 1, 2013
Seeing Kobe taking on Jordan in their primes would have been one great thing to watch. Neither would have backed down and the trash talking between the two... my goodness!
In the end, I ...
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Finally, for the first time in over five months, Kobe Bryant was able to take to the practice court today. At last, head coach Mike D’Antoni had the opportunity to see his star partake in some light jogging and shooting.
He may have only been going onto his tiptoes while shooting set shots – which is a far cry from the baseline fadeaway jumper that we’ve all become so accustomed...
In an interview to promote Tuesday’s release of “NBA2K14,” Michael Jordan argues that in his prime, he could have handled LeBron James one-on-one, but not Kobe Bryant. But Michael Jordan being Michael Jordan, the 50-year-old did feel compelled to offer up one disclaimer to explain why he suspects Kobe would be the only player who […]The post Michael Jordan says he could have...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — NBA legend Michael Jordan believes he could beat LeBron James in a one-on-one basketball game when he was in his prime. He’s not sure about Kobe Bryant. In a video promoting the NBA 2K14 video game that is being released today, Jordan said there’s a long list of players he would’ve liked to have played one-on-one: Jerry West, Elgin Baylor, Julius Erving...
Kobe Bryant left the country to have an undisclosed medical procedure, the Lakers said Thursday.
The team did not divulge more details, other than Bryant would return in a few days and the procedure was not related to the torn Achilles' tendon he sustained last April.
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni declined to provide much insight, other than to say the procedure was planned...
Lakers fans have all be hanging unto a thread of hope when it comes to Kobe Bryant Achilles tendon rehab process, but one former Laker doesn’t think that it’s as promising as the LA faithful would like to think. CBS Sports reports that Kareem Abdul-Jabar has offered his opinion on Kobe’s recovery, and it definitely isn’t what Laker nation wants to hear.
“It’s a rebuilding...
It is safe to say the Lakers go as Kobe Bryant goes.
But if L.A. wants to "go" anywhere this season, they will have to see Bryant on the court if they even want to sniff the postseason. And considering the West is loaded with power house teams such as the Spurs, Thunder, Warriros and possibly the Rockets, the Lakers will need Bryant to challenge in the West.
They won three NBA championships together, so it’s no surprise that Kobe Bryant and Rick Fox have great chemistry together, even if it’s just for a five minute interview for NBA TV.
Fox caught up with the Black Mamba at the Lakers’ Media Day on Saturday, and of course, Bryant’s ex-teammate asked about his Achilles. Kobe talked about his recovery and actually wouldn’t rule...
Michael Jordan said in an interview that made headlines Tuesday that he would beat LeBron James 1-on-1, but he’s not sure how he would do against Kobe Bryant because the Lakers legend stole all his moves. MJ probably takes it as a compliment that Kobe copies him, otherwise he wouldn’t mention it. You figure that […]
In the never-ending debate of Kobe vs Lebron, there always seems to be a new wrinkle to it. Michael Jordan once stepped in and provided his opinion on this debate earlier this year. With the advent of the latest edition…Read more →
Thanks to the fine folks over at the Los Angeles Times, we now know that the Lakers guard Nick Young has already decided to start letting the trash talk fly in the direction of Kobe Bryant.
As Bryant stepped on the Lakers practice court for the first time since his injury, Young has decided to let some verbal barbs fly in the direction of Kobe:
“I’ve been talking trash to...
Back in July of 2011, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant took his talents to Germany. He received a treatment called platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy or Orthokine. Fast forward to […]
In a procedure completely unrelated to his torn left Achilles, Lakers star Kobe Bryant has returned to Germany for the same procedure he had done on his right knee in 2011. The Lakers announced Thursday that Bryant had left training camp and will be absent for several days after he left the country for an “unspecified procedure.”
Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski put a name...
Add Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Kobe Bryant‘s list of “doubters”.
In an interview with CBS Sports Radio, The Captain said that this is a “rebuilding year” for the Lakers and he doesn’t expect the Black Mamba to be the same when he returns from his Achilles injury.
Here’s the transcript, via Ken Berger of CBS Sports:
“It’s a rebuilding year for them because Kobe has been...
Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant is one of the fiercest competitor in the league. Little, if anything, will stop him from playing the game of basketball. Five months after having surgery to repair his Achilles, Bryant states that he is "feeling good", as reported by Dave McMenanim of ESPNLA.Bryant has been rehabbing with a special, gravity-altered treadmill and has...
There’s nothing like an honest answer.
Plenty of players in the league probably have an extreme dislike for Kobe Bryant. How many can you find to that will honestly say it?
During a question and answer session with Dave McMenamin of ESPNLosAngeles.com, Kaman admitted that he always hated his new Lakers teammate, Kobe Bryant.
Obviously you were in the same city as Kobe for a...