Found February 11, 2012 on Dime:
Hopefully Kobe knows who Jeremy Lin is now. After spending time between the Lakers’ win in Boston and last night’s 92-85 loss in NYC doing his best to try to say he had no clue who the NBA’s newest sensation was, Bryant got one-upped by the man who has now scored more points in his [...]

Kobe Bryants Tells Rob Gronkowski to 'Play for the Eagles,' Poses for Picture With Him After Celtics-Lakers Game (Photo)

Five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant has never been shy about speaking his mind. So when the Lakers star posed for a picture with Rob Gronkowski after L.A.'s 88-87 overtime victory over the Celtics, he didn't hesitate to tell the Pats' tight end where he thinks he should play next, according to WEEI. "I said 'the Eagles need a tight end.' That's what I...

Chris Paul comes to praise his teammates and bury the 76ers

Paul is the hero of Friday's victory over the 76ers, but he's too nice of a guy to take credit for the Clippers' success.From Philadelphia — The last guy I'm going to write about is Chris Paul , because he's already had his story.

Mike Brown Talks Kobe Bryant and LeBron James

I just laugh at people that say LeBron James is a better player than Kobe Bryant. That’s even right now with James in his prime and Bryant past his prime years. Just compare the two real quick Bryant’s got the rings (five to zero), intensity and leadership. Bryant is also is clutch as they come; I don’t know how many game winning shots he has hit. James often comes...

Kobe Bryant shows deep respect for Boston Celtics

(Defense doesn’t get much better than that.)This is how rivalries age, begrudging respect ultimately breaking through to the surface, all the years of elbows and floor burns and trash talk culminating in a pool of praise. This is how sporting enemies pay homage, by noting that it’s never been anything personal, just a matter of hating the team that always seems to get in the...

Mark Jackson gets salty, says he had no part in waiving Jeremy Lin (Video)

The GMs of Jeremy Lin’s two former teams, the Warriors and Rockets, have already expressed their regrets about prematurely cutting ties with New York’s newest golden boy, but Warriors coach Mark Jackson got a little testy Saturday when he said he deserves no share of the blame. Lin overshadowed Kobe Bryant on the big stage of Madison Square Garden, dropping a career-high 38...

Recap: Toronto vs. LA Lakers

Kobe Bryant broke away from the double team of James Johnson and DeMar DeRozan while Metta World Peace led him perfectly into the right corner on the inbounds pass.

Column: Lot to love about Linsanity

The night before, Kobe Bryant had laughed off a question about whether he would be called on to defend Jeremy Lin in New York. He had no idea what kind of game Lin played, and didn't understand the fuss about a player he could barely remember even playing against.

Jeremy Lin Taking Over Sports World, With Even Tim Tebow Comparisons Unfair to Knicks Guard

When you watch Jeremy Lin play basketball, his tangible basketball skills are fairly clear. Sure, Lin doesn't have the physical skill or composition of a player like Chris Paul, Derrick Rose or any other point guard who will finds himself on an All-Star roster every year, but still, it's clear that Lin can handle himself on the basketball court. Anyone who watched him play...

Paul's fadeaway jumper lifts Clips over Sixers

Chris Paul had 24 points, including the game-winning 17-footer with 3.2 seconds left, Blake Griffin added 16 points and 11 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 78-77 on Friday.

Report: Lakers To Hang Shaq’s No. 34 During 2012-2013 Season

Shaq's Top Moments With Lakers (credit: Jed Jacobson/Allsport) LOS ANGELES (CBS) – It is all coming together for Shaquille O’Neal and his post retirement plans. In June of 2011 the Lakers announced they will hang No. 34 at Staples Center, but with no timetable of the ceremony. Today, reports the Lakers will retire Shaq’s No 34 jersey during the 2012-2013 seasons...
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