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OKLAHOMA CITY The pregame get-together was neither warm or with any feeling. That was obvious.
Think pageant hug at center court, but with less emotion. No enthusiasm. Almost like it was mandatory.
Then again, it's not like Kobe Bryant is going to embrace Kevin Durant or really much of anything Durant does these days.
Yet here they were, a game after Bryant surpassed 30,000 career points, lined up against each other. Bryant and Durant, the player many expect will be the next to get to the number only four others and Bryant have surpassed.
The two are linked loosely as London Olympic teammates but are intertwined closely as scoring forces. Ten years Durant's elder, Bryant has five NBA championships, but less scoring titles (3-2). And it's Bryant, not Durant who is among the all-time elite in scoring.
Friday, the two faced each other for the first time since last year's Western Conference semifinals, but it certainly wasn't the first time the two have been co...
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As Kobe Bryant plays out the sunset of his career, he will join elite clubs and reach historic milestones.
This video is one such event as he becomes one of five players in the history of NBA to score 30,000 points.
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It took 35 minutes or so of digging before we figured out that this Kobe Bryant 3,000th point headline is courtesy of the Daily Inter Lake newspaper in Kalispell, Montana. With a circulation of 14,696, it’s the largest newspaper in northwest Montana.
Knowing what we know about the newspaper industry at the moment, that means there aren’t many gatekeepers before an issue is put...
LA Laker Kobe Bryant became the youngest NBA player to score his 30,000th point last night. Bryant is 5th all time. 1 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,387 2 Karl Malone 36,928 3 Michael Jordan... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Kobe Bryant and Turkish Airlines.. What?
Kobe Bryant becomes fifth NBA player to score 30,000 points
Kobe Bryant hit a milestone today that put him in a unique “fraternity.” He scored his 30,000th career point in the NBA and became the fifth player to do so behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone, Michael Jordan, and Wilt Chamberlain.
Bryant surpassed Shaquille O’Neal on the list Wednesday when the...
As you know, Kobe Bryant joined an elite group as the Lakers defeated the Pelicans on Wednesday night. With his driving score at the 1:15 mark of the second quarter, Bryant became the NBA’s fifth 30,000-point scorer, putting his name among the likes of Michael Jordan, Karl Malone, Wilt Chamberlain, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Pretty special company for one of the most remarkable...
A couple of days ago, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was quoted by media members telling Pau Gasol to put on his "big boy pants".Well, it appears that Gasol and the Lakers forgot their "big boy pants" as they blew a 13-point lead in a loss to the Houston Rockets on Tuesday.During the Houston radio telecast of the game, announcer Craig Ackerman celebrated...
Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant, who is now at 10,517 career points after scoring 36 in the Thunder's 114-108 victory over the Lakers Friday night, remembers growing up and watching Kobe Bryant dominate.
“I didn't really get to see a lot of Jordan in his prime,” said Durant, who then playfully took a jab at Bryant. “But seeing Kobe, I know he's an old fart.”...
Tweet Remember when Kobe Bryant was picking up all types of foreign endorsement deals a year or so back? Well here is his entertaining new ad for Turkish Airlines, featuring FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi: Bryant’s sense of humor and overall public appeal has come a long way over the years, no? -ALR
OKLAHOMA CITY There was a moment Sunday night in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 104-93 win over the Indiana Pacers that drilled right past the noise and clutter and hit at the very center of why this team has emerged as perhaps the best in the league.
With 5:39 left in the first quarter of what would be a grinding but well-executed game for both teams, Russell Westbrook exploded...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Kevin Durant had 36 points, Russell Westbrook scored 27 of his 33 in the first half to stake Oklahoma City to a commanding lead and the Thunder beat the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers 114-108 Friday night.
NBA scoring leader Kobe Bryant had 35 points for Los Angeles, which trailed by as many as 19 before rallying to get within four in the final minute. Dwight...
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Kevin Martin combined for 72 points to lead Oklahoma City to a 104-93 win over Indiana Sunday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. The win is the eighth in a row for the Thunder (17-4) and the 12th consecutive contest it has topped the century mark. But it took a strong fourth quarter for them to keep both streaks alive. The Pacers...