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At some point in the near future the Los Angeles Lakers are going to have to start thinking about the next chapter; life after Kobe Bryant. But could it happen prior to the next NBA season? Without a doubt Bryant is the current face of the franchise and despite being in his 16th NBA season he’s
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Kobe Bryant knew he would create quite the stir when he said on Wednesday that the 2012 edition of Team USA could beat the 1992 Dream Team that most believe is the greatest Olympic team of all time. He’s Kobe Bryant — that’s what he does. Unsurprisingly, Charles Barkley strongly disagreed with Kobe’s assessment that the 1992 team was “old,” noting that Kobe is about...
Kyrie Irving is one confident young player in the NBA believing he can beat Kobe Bryant in a one on one challenge. During a recent team USA practice he stepped up to the plate and ...(Read more...)
Kyrie Irving had a phenomenal rookie year, and he is also abusing cats during Summer League and Team USA practices. You may remember the video in which he was blowing past Harden and Westbrook, needless to say, Irving is really feeling himself now. Thus, he challenged Kobe Bryant to a one-on-one game, and Kobe [...]
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This week, Kobe Bryant claimed his current US squad could beat the mythic 1992 Dream Team. Dream Teamer Charles Barkley doubts if most of this current crop would’ve even made it past tryouts in his heyday. Since the two teams can never meet in reality, they’ll have to settle for an old fashioned arcade throwdown. Gentlemen, step right up to Dick’s Dream Team Jam...
They may be Olympic teammates for the time being, but don’t think Kobe Bryant has any plans of taking it easy on LeBron James.
While playing together, they were interviewed by Sports Illustrated in Las Vegas during training camp. What do you think they were talking about?
“One championship doesn’t get it, you know what I’m saying?” Bryant said. “So for me, when we won...
From Geno Ball
Kobe Bryant says the 2012 US Olympic basketball team would beat the original Dream Team of 1992.
USA! Who’s number one?
Charles Barkley—and almost everyone 40 or older—knows that Kobe is dead wrong.
Rick Doyle of nesn.com writes:
Charles Barkley doesn’t agree with Kobe Bryant.
Bryant said Wednesday that he believes the current USA Olympic squad...
Andrew Bynum has somewhat of a bizarre attitude. That’s putting it nicely, because most people think it stinks. He has battled injuries for much of his young career, but there are a lot of people around the NBA who believe Bynum will never fulfill his potential because he lacks a winner’s mentality. He seems to kind of let things roll right off his back, which can be beneficial...
As the United States Men's Basketball team prepares for their trip to Olympic trip to London, they faced the USA select team in a scrimmage back on Wednesday.After the game had ended, Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving attempted to get Lakers star Kobe Bryant to face him in a game of one-on-one.Get ready to watch the longest two-minute argument of all-time:
One by one, members of the Dream Team have been responding to Kobe Bryant, who said that this year's USA basketball team would pull out a victory over the 1992 squad. Magic Johnson offered his feedback via Twitter. Johnson kicked off his series of tweets by re-tweeting ESPN's Dick Vitale, who said that he totally agrees with Michael Jordan, who admitted earlier in the day...
2012 marked the first time in over a decade the majority of basketball fans agreed that Kobe Bryant was not one of the top two players in the world. Los Angeles was turned upside down and set in an alternate reality where the Clippers, and not the Lakers, were the talk of the town. Forced to rationalize that this was simply the beginning of the end of an era, attention shifted focus...
On Tuesday, Lakers Superstar, Kobe Bryant stated that the 2012 Olympic basketball team would beat the Dream Team and all Charles Barkley could do was laugh.
Barkley, a member of the 1992 gold medal-winning squad, was a guest on The Mike Missanelli Show on 97.5 The Fanatic in Philadelphia on Wednesday and fired back at Kobe for his much-discussed remarks.
“I just started laughing...