Found August 22, 2012 on The NBA Passionista:
  It’s the dog days of August and outside of F-level free agents, predictions for next season, and picture of shirtless NBA players at yacht parties — I’m looking at you Harden — the NBA front is pretty quiet, which is why this is the perfect time to discuss the top earners for next season. [...]

Kobe Bryant Still Going Strong As Lakers Star Celebrates 34th Birthday (Video)

Kobe Bryant, that fresh-faced 17-year-old who was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets in 1996, turned 34 years old on Thursday. Time flies. Bryant long ago cropped his baby 'fro and swapped No. 8 for No. 24, but the Los Angeles Lakers star has always been a highlight waiting to happen. As Bryant prepares to take aim at his sixth championship ring with Dwight Howard and Steve Nash...

Mavericks tried to obtain Kobe Bryant in 2007

How many championship banners would be hanging in the American Airlines Center rafters had the Mavericks traded for Kobe Bryant in 2007? That may seem like a far-fetched idea but Mavs owner Mark Cuban said Tuesday morning that it was almost a reality in the summer of 2007. "When I was doing Dancing with the Stars, I was taking breaks because I was talking to Kobe's agent...

Spotted: Carmelo Anthony Parties At Providence

Carmelo Anthony was spotted partying with Swizz Beatz at Providence in New York City last night:

Happy 34th Birthday, Kobe Bryant

  Today is Kobe Bryant’s — a living legend — 34th birthday, so how could I possibly celebrate a 14-time NBA All-Star and 5-time NBA Champion’s birthday? Videos. Highlights. Achievements. Kobe Scores 33 on Michael Jordan 1997 Slam Dunk Champion 12 3-pointers Vs. Seattle Supersonics Kobe Bryant Dunks on Dwight Howard 81-Point Game Kobe Dunks [...]

Starting Lineups: Nike And Kobe Bryant Embark On Their 7th Tour Of China

Kobe Bryant and Nike took their talents to China for a seventh time this past week in support of The Swoosh's "Find Your Greatness" campaign.The post Starting Lineups: Nike And Kobe Bryant Embark On Their 7th Tour Of China appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.

Kobe Bryant caught talking on his cell phone while driving (Video)

For those of you who don't know, there is a law in California preventing people from talking on their cell phones in their cars without a hands-free device.The folks over at TMZ received a photo from an anonymous tipster showing Kobe Bryant driving in his Ferrari and holding his cell phone:

VIDEO: Carmelo Anthony Hands Out Medals At Dream Week

Carmelo Anthony made an appearance at the Garden of Dreams Foundation’s Dream Week event on Friday at MSG Training Facility where he handed out gold medals:

Uh, Melo’ selfish talk started years ago!

New York Knocks selfish scorer Carmelo Anthony has never seen a shot he doesn't like!Hey Eye On Sports NBA fanatics, would someone please tell me what New York Knicks often-enigmatic forward Carmelo Anthony is talking about!Just over a week ago, Anthony came out with some head-scratching comments about how he’s been viewed as ‘selfish’ ever since coming back from an injury...

Report: Kobe Bryant to the Dallas Mavericks?

No folks, Kobe Bryant will not be traded to the Mavericks, he will retire a Laker and has an excellent opportunity to hang banner number 17 high in the rafters due to the acquisitions of Steve Nash and All-Star caliber center, Dwight Howard. Mark Cuban who took part in an interview on  ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM’s Ben & Skin Show, acknowledged the fact that he nearly traded...

Kobe Bryant and Amanda Bynes were once in a cage together (Picture)

Since today is Kobe Bryant's birthday, it is always nice to look back at the years gone by and's Andy Gray found an amusing photo from Bryant's past.Kobe once appeared on the kids television show, "All That" and was placed in a cage for one of their skits.So, here is Kobe and a young Amanda Bynes in a cage together:

Carmelo Anthony’s stop snitching drug video resurfaces in anti-Obama talks

What was supposed to be a joyous time for Carmelo Anthony turned into one where his past mistakes were rehashed. The five-time NBA All-Star was stoked to be a guest at President Barack Obama’s “Obama Classic” basketball-themed fundraiser on Wednesday, but instead he’s being mentioned in anti-Obama campaign talks because of his appearance in a 2004 “Stop Snitching” video...

AW Thanks Fans, Fred Durst Ejected From SS? Supershow Dropped, Masters Annoys WWE

- Abraham Washington thanked fans at Summerslam for chanting “Kobe Bryant” during the WWE Tag Team Championship Match between Kofi Kingston, R-Truth and The Prime Time Players. He wrote on Twitter: “To all the fans that showed their support with the chants and tweets I really want to say “THANK YOU”!!! You guys are truly.. #UNSTOPPABLE!” AW was of course fired for referencing...

Foot Locker’s commercials kick ass right now

Congratulations, Foot Locker.  Your ad campaign is so good right now, that everyone in the blog world is giving you free ad space. This is a lesson to every marketing agency everywhere trying to sell basketball products. Step 1:  Get big stars to do goofy things. Step 2:  Launch your campaign in August when blogs are all desperate for content Step 3:  Watch your extended YouTube...
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