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Those Hollywood nights. In those Hollywood hills. He was looking so right. In that black, gold and purple uniform. Kobe Bryant donned the Lakers’ new “Hollywood Nights” alternate uni that was unveiled Wednesday by the team. The look is not surprising, as it was teased for weeks and the result is basically just a normal Lakers home jersey with black in place of white or yellow. Anyway, Bob Seger must be thrilled. Check out the new look below. Photo via Twitter/@Lakers Filed under: Ben Watanabe, Headlines, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Offbeat, Twitter

Report: Kobe Bryant Running at 75 Percent of Body Weight, ‘Few Weeks Away’ From Full Running

Kobe Bryant and the Lakers still are not sure whether he will be ready for the season opener, but his gradual road back has not hit any major potholes so far. Bryant is bearing 75 percent of his body weight on one of the Lakers’ space-aged treadmills and is just “a few weeks away” from full weight-bearing running, according to a Los Angeles Daily News report. The Lakers have...

Guy tries to recreate Kobe Bryant car jump and fails

In one of the more viral NBA clips of all-time, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant appeared to jumped over an Aston Martin sports car. As many of you know, the clip was a viral spot for Nike and Kobe had some assistance from cables/television magic but that didn’t stop one Vine user from attempting to recreate the stunt. Watch as the man does for the Vine and fails miserably:...

Lakers' Kobe Bryant likely to sit out preseason

The Los Angeles Lakers begin their 2013-2014 campaign on October 5th in a preseason opener against the Golden State Warriors. Will Kobe Bryant be on the court? Don’t expect it. While Kobe is ahead of the typical six to nine month timetable for a torn Achilles tendon, the five time NBA champion is expected to sit out the entire preseason.Lakers spokesman John Black told the Los...

Misguided Man Tries to Recreate Kobe Bryant’s Jump Over Car, Which Was Fake (Video)

Yes, folks, Kobe Bryant once jumped over a moving Aston Martin. No, it was not real. Some guy apparently did not get the memo, because he tried the feat. Needless to say, his effort involved much lower ups than Bryant’s, a much cheaper car and a much different result. Check it out in the video below, but be prepared the cringe. Filed under: Ben Watanabe, Headlines, Los Angeles...

Kobe Bryant Injury Update

Before you know it the start of the NBA season will be here, and will Kobe Bryant be playing then? Bryant tore his Achilles on April 12. By all signs Bryant is making a fast recovery but the organization hasn’t named a specific date yet for Bryant’s return. Bryant is expected to miss all of the preseason. Here is an update on Bryant’s status per John Black Lakers spokesman...

Lakers' Kobe Bryant 'a few weeks' from running at 100 percent

As the Los Angeles Lakers prepare for the 2013-14 season, Kobe Bryant continues to rehab his Achilles injury. His recovery has gone as planned so far and he's faced no setbacks, but head athletic trainer Gary Vitti told Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News that Bryant remains a "few weeks away" before advancing to full-weight bearing running.Despite the progress...

Report: Kobe Still ‘A Few Weeks Away’ From Being Able To Run At 100%

Between now and the start of the NBA’s regular season, we are bound to hear a myriad of different reports concerning the status of Kobe Bryant’s achilles tendon. The most recent update from Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News has Bryant being a few weeks away from being able to run at a 100%. Kobe Bryant continued his rehab on his surgically repaired left Achilles tendon...


Lakers athletic trainer Gary Vitti has been at his job since the 1984-85 season making him maybe the best L.A. source at judging how an injured player is progressing in his rehabilitation. Vitti has been keeping a careful eye on Kobe Bryant as the All-Star shooting guard rehabs following surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon he suffered on April 12 vs. Golden State. Bryant...

VIDEO: Lakers unveil new black uniforms

The Lakers have finally unveiled their new “Hollywood Nights” black and purple uniforms, and yep, they look sick. A short video was posted on the team’s Instagram feed, which features Jeanie Buss giving her take on the unis, along with Kobe Bryant modelling the new look. What do you guys think? I personally can’t wait to see them being worn on the court! .bottom-of...

Metta World Peace picks Lakers to win West

The Lakers come into the 2013-14 season with many, many questions. Kobe Bryant is still recovering from a torn Achilles' tendon. Pau Gasol just started basketball drills over after procedures on both knees. Few pundits have the Lakers as a true contender in the Western Conference. Of course that doesn't matter to former Lakers forward Metta World Peace, who was waived...

Lakers unveil new all-black ‘Hollywood Nights’ uniforms

Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant debuts Los Angeles' new, all-black "Hollywood Nights" uniforms. What do you think of the fresh new threads?

Metta World Peace: ‘Lakers are going to go to the NBA Finals’

New York Knicks forward Metta World Peace is confident his former team, the Los Angeles Lakers, will be making a trip to the NBA Finals this season. “I think the Lakers are going to go to the NBA Finals,” World 

Lakers reveal ‘Hollywood Nights’ black uniforms

The Los Angeles Lakers revealed their “Hollywood Night” black uniforms on Wednesday. The team says they will wear the new uniforms on select games this season.  The Lakers will also wear a white, sleeved jersey on 

Metta World Peace sees Lakers heading to Finals

Words of wisdom: It is better to remain quiet and appear a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt.   Enter Ron err... Metta World Peace.   During a recent book signing (yes you heard me right) for his recently written children’s book, “Metta’s Bedtime Stories,” in downtown Manhattan, World Peace, had this to say about his former team the Lakers...

Online sportsbook has the Lakers/Grizzlies at same odds to win NBA title

To be honest, betting lines/odds are usually in flux and before the 2013/14 NBA season has even started, betting websites have already put odds on who will win the NBA championship. The fine folks over at Bovada Sportsbook have the Miami Heat as the favorites with 19/10 odds but the most surprising part was the area where the Los Angeles Lakers were place. The Lakers were given 33...
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