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Kobe Bryant is one of the greatest players in NBA history and will probably have a spot in the top 10 all-time secured when he finally decides to quit.
Which is why many are expecting that Bryant will be immortalized by the Lakers with a statue outside of Staples Center when his playing days are over. Surprisingly, via Los That Sports Blog, we find out that Bryant already has a statue… in China.
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Tweet Yep, you read that correctly. Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is so loved overseas that they gave the still-active icon a statue in China: You can bet the farm that Bryant will also have a statue outside of Staples Center in Los Angeles — the man IS one of the most accomplished [...]
Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard may have had a contentious relationship during the regular season, but make no mistake about it: Kobe understands the importance of Howard to the Los Angeles Lakers. During an interview with 710/ESPN Radio LA on Wednesday, Bryant was asked if he has talked to Howard about free agency. Bryant said [...]
Kobe Bryant called into ESPN radio’s LA station on Wednesday afternoon to discuss rehabbing his torn achilles’ tendon, the NBA Finals, Dwight Howard’s upcoming free agency and his all-time NBA starting five.
According to 710 ESPNLA:
”It’s not very difficult for me. I go, Magic [Johnson], [Larry] Bird, [Michael] Jordan, [Bill] Russell and [Kareem Abdul] Jabbar.”
Kobe Bryant recently settled a lawsuit with his parents, who were trying to sell some of the basketball star’s memorabilia. Bryant successfully protested the auction, saying that the items belonged to him and that his mother had no right to sell them. While most of the items were pulled from the auction as part of [...]
This random Kobe Bryant statue in China is out of control. How do you say "Mamba approved" in Mandarin?
For those of you wondering what Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is doing today, he’s in attendance at a Major League Baseball game between the Los Angeles Angels/New York Yankees.
The Yes Network caught Kobe taking a swig from a Corona beer and well, that can be seen below:
Drinking Kobe photo courtesy of @seth_rosenthal
Top Image courtesy of Getty Images
Remember the friendly wager between Kobe Bryant and Kyrie Irving? The two were in Las Vegas last year and this video surfaced of some rather serious trash talk of a one-on-one game between the two. Irving was talking with Jim Rome recently, and let it be known that he still feels he would beat the [...]
The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the underdog Indiana Pacers 116-111 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals to capture the title 13 years ago this Wednesday on June 19, 2000. Concluding the regular season with a mark of 67-15, Lakers’ superstars Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant dominated throughout the 1999-2000 campaign. Backed by solid ballplayers Derek Fisher, Rick Fox, Robert Horry,...