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5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE:
In an article by Businessweek, NBA All-Star and Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant was asked about what his post-NBA endeavors may include. Kobe Bryant has been often compared to Michael Jordan in terms of style of play, mentality to win, and an overall approach to the sport of basketball. Some may agree with the comparisons, while others do not. The fact of the matter is, Kobe Bryant is the last of his generation to bring what he has to bring to the table. These days, the NBA is all about sponsors and endorsements being the primary focus of a player and their basketball game second. With Kobe, his game comes first and the endorsements fall into place right after. In regards to his name and brand, Kobe stated,
I’ll be around the game and hopefully my brand can live on past my career and I can be a part of the game in that sense and inspire another generation. Whether that’s through advertising or grass-roots marketing.
That statement alone is like the Jordan Brand releasing al...
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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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The struggling Lakers had better make the adjustments they need, Kobe Bryant warned, or "I'll kick everybody's ass in this locker room if that doesn't happen."
"That's just the attitude you have to have," Bryant said after the Lakers' 113-103 home loss to Orlando on Sunday night, which dropped the Lakers to 3-4 under new coach Mike D'Antoni...
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 engraved his name into the history books even more than it already is, tonight. Bryant became the youngest player in NBA history to reach the summit of 30,000 points, at just 34 years, 104 days old. A feat only four other players have accomplished in the history of the league — Wilt Chamberlain (31,419 points), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (38,387), Karl Malone (36,928...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Kobe Bryant scored 29 points, making him the fifth player in NBA history to score 30,000, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a two-game skid with a 103-87 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night.
Bryant entered the game needing only 13 points to eclipse the scoring milestone and did so with a short jumper late in the first half that was perhaps...
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...
Kobe Bryant scored 29 points, making him the fifth player in NBA history to score 30,000, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a two-game skid with a 103-87 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night.
Bryant entered the game needing only 13 points to eclipse the scoring milestone and did so with a short jumper late in the first half that was perhaps the least spectacular...
Earlier in the week, Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant called out teammate Pau Gasol and said that he needs to “put on his big boy pants.” Needless to say, the entire Lakers team has not played well, and it isn’t just Gasol that has had a hard time adjusting to all the new pieces and [...]
For those of you that think Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is getting a tad old, you might want to check out this clip.
During Wednesday night's game against New Orleans Hornets, Kobe picks the pocket of rookie guard Austin Rivers and takes it to the other end for a two-handed slam dunk:
Quote of the night goes to Houston Rockets radio voice Craig Ackerman with the epic call at the end of the Rockets’ game against the Los Angeles Lakers. After losing to the Magic, Kobe Bryant said the struggling Pau Gasol needed to “put on his big boy pants”. After giving up a 17 point lead, the Houston Rockets defeated the Lakers and Ackerman proclaimed, “The Lakers...
For the second time in five games, Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol watched the final minutes of the fourth quarter from the sidelines. Kobe Bryant says that Gasol has to take it into his own hands to change that. “Put your big-boy pants on,” Bryant said after the Lakers’ 113-103 loss to the Orlando Magic on Sunday that dropped the team’s record to just 8-9. “Just adjust...