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Ya’ll just won’t let my Kobe be great this summer huh?
When Kobe gets hot, he’s unstoppable. Bryant was struggling the first half of the game against Australia,but when the second half hit, he didn’t let up.
“I kind of knew what button to push with him. I was talking to him at halftime and in the third quarter and I guess I pushed the button. He woke up and to see that, I’ve been on the other side of the ball and had that situation before,” teammate Carmelo Anthony said.
But Kobe says by that point he was ready.
“He was just saying, ‘Let’s see what we see during the season.’ But by that point, I was already revved up,” Bryant said. ”Just kind of searching for something to get me going, for something that would activate the Black Mamba, as Coach calls it”
During the second half Kobe made six consecutive 3 pointers, ending the night with 20 points. After the game, Bryant was selected to a mandatory “random” drug test which caused him not to ride back to the hotel with his teamm
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Anthony Davis has a gold medal before he even plays in his first NBA game, but that doesn’t mean he’s above the rookie treatment. Just look at this picture Kobe Bryant posted on Facebook:
Yes, Kobe Bryant activated the Black Mamba, and was fiery from three-point range in a win over Australia on Wednesday, which mean he was the top scorer. In doing so he was “randomly” selected to do a mandatory drug test. By “randomly” I mean it wasn’t so random as it was Kobe being the [...]
There is only one NBA player for the last several years that hasn’t been afraid to give his opinion on his teammates, and that is Kobe Bryant. Kobe has been the Alpha ever since Shaq was shipped out-of-town from the Los Angeles Laker. Without remorse, Kobe says what he wants about teammates, coaches, management, or [...]
In a statement posted on his Facebook page, Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant said he has spoken to Dwight Howard and that "we are locked and loaded to bring back the title."
Here is the entirety of the statement by Bryant, who is with Team USA at the London Olympics:
"Well, it looks like Superman has found a home. I wish nothing but the best for Big Bynum. I hope he...
Kobe Bryant was chosen to take a mandatory drug test following Team USA's quarterfinal victory Australia on Wednesday, according to a source.
This is from Kobe’s official Facebook Fan Page. Well, it looks like Superman has found a home. I wish nothing but the best for Big Bynum. I hope he follows what was a great season last year with an even better one next year. I know LA is excited about the deal and rightfully so. [...]
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Yesterday, the DwightMare finally ended as a four-team blockbuster trade sent Dwight Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers and late in the afternoon on Friday he was formally introduced to Laker Land. Here’s the video: Then his Kobe impersonation: Someone will need to stop clownin’ or Kobe will be the first to slap that [...]
The United States men's basketball team defended its title on Sunday pulling away from Spain in the final minutes for a 107-100 victory.
The U.S. had to battle to the final whistle, just like in 2008 to win the gold medal at the London Olympic Games.
Kevin Durant scored 30 points and LeBron James added 19. James joins Michael Jordan as the only players to win an NBA...
Dwight Howard traded
They say good things come to those who wait, but for most of us, finally reading the headline, “Dwight Howard traded” is more a moment of relief. It is the end to what may be the most confusing, ridiculed and drawn out basketball saga, ever.
Thursday, pending league approval, Howard was traded from the Orlando Magic to the Los Angeles Lakers...
Getting the best big man in the NBA is a thrilling time for a fan, and they know how to celebrate in Los Angeles. With the news that the Lakers had traded for Dwight Howard, Showtime fans reacted as one would expect them to in the year 2012: Excitedly, and on Twitter. Some other fans were not so amped, though, and they did their best to rain on the Lakers' parade. Skip Bayless...