Found April 15, 2013 on Gamedayr:
Kobe Bryant called the Los Angeles Lakers locker room during halftime and spoke to Pau Gasol. It worked, as the Lake-show took down San Antonio.

Kobe Bryant fan, not a Lakers fan

As Kobe Bryant recovers from surgery, the Los Angeles Lakers are left holding on to playoff hopes, knowing they do not stand a chance without their star. As L.A. continues a playoff push, it is hard to find the motivation to care about the Kobe Bryant-less Lakers. It is as if the season, like Kobe’s, has already ended. Like many Lakers fans, we have seen Kobe Bryant make that move...

Video: Kobe Bryant’s Emotional Press Conference After Tearing Achilles Tendon

Kobe maybe hasn’t been the best teammate at times, maybe hasn’t said or done the right things or made the most prudent decisions on and off the court during his career, but the fact remains, he is one of the greatest basketball players of all time. Doesn’t matter if you love him or hate him, you have to respect the fact when it comes to his job, no one can question his dedication...

Is Kobe Bryant Done?

The question is bound to come up often over the next few days as Kobe Bryant's injury, the necessary recovery time, and his age are discussed by anyone that has access to a camera, microphone, or podcast. Someone went ahead and just asked Kobe. His response comes as no surprise: "Are you kidding?" - Kobe Bryant when asked if his career is over. — SportsCenter...

Kobe Bryant tweets photo of himself before going into surgery and getting an MRI (Photo)

Unless you were under a rock for the last two days, you probably heard that Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant had suffered a season-ending ACL tear against the Golden State Warriors.The injury could possibly end Bryant's career with the Lakers but it appears that Mr. Bryant is in good spirits at the current moment.Thanks to his Twitter/Instagram pages on Sunday, Kobe decided...

Los Angeles Lakers: Amnesty of Kobe Bryant Would Be Disgraceful

There is a lot of talk that since Kobe Bryant will most likely miss at least half of next season, the Los Angeles Lakers will use their amnesty clause on him. First, there is no way that Kobe will miss the entire season, he is too hard of a worker not to come back on the court at some point next year, so he could still provide them with half a season of top-notch play. Second he...

Kobe Bryant goes under the knife

Since I initially posted this on this morning, Kobe's injury has already been confirmed as an Achilles tear, and Kobe is already undergoing surgery. He didn't go under the knife without tweeting out a picture his fans first though.  The Lakers have struggled through injury issues all season, and to their credit they have been able to persevere and remain in contention...

A Look At Kobe Bryant’s Legacy

Kobe Bryant will have a long road to recovery after tearing his The basketball world came to a screeching halt after news broke of Kobe Bryant’s torn Achilles. At the end of one of the toughest seasons you could imagine, Bryant’s leg gave out under him with just a few minutes remaining in a game against the Golden State Warriors. A torn...

Kobe Bryant tweets from surgery, fires up Instagram to share photos

Kobe Bryant underwent surgery on his torn left Achilles on Saturday and he made sure to keep all the fans updated on Twitter and Instagram.

Kobe Bryant Suffers Probable Torn Achillies

Kobe Bryant has dealt with injury issues over the second half of the season.

Who Goes & Who Stays In the Wake Of Kobe Bryant’s Injury

  OK, it’s not the end of Kobe’s career.  No one with his competitive desire is going to let his career end on an injury.  He’ll be back, even if it’s just to finish next season on his feet and call it a career.  What it may be is the end of his his Lakers career.  Yes, he’s brought the Lakers five championships during his 17 year career, along with untold millions...

Kobe Bryant’s Achilles Injury Forces Lakers to Finally Play With Toughness

Dwight Howard insisted the Lakers will “fight to the end,” which was an interesting word choice since “fight” is exactly what the Lakers — aside from Kobe Bryant — have lacked for much of this season. With Bryant sidelined with an Achilles tear, the rest of the Lakers finally displayed some of their absent leader’s toughness on Sunday. While shooting an unsightly 37...

Duncan Dunks on Gasol

The story of the night was the Los Angeles Lakers winning without Kobe Bryant, but the play of the night came from the Spurs Tim Duncan. Duncan had Pau Gasol on a post-up. He then took one dribble went around Gasol and threw down a monster dunk on him. Despite Duncan nearly being 37 years old, he is still showing he has a little bit left. Follow me on twitter @ScottBasketball ...

Lakers beat Spurs without Kobe

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dwight Howard had 26 points and 17 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers staged a dramatic rally in the fourth quarter to win their first game since losing Kobe Bryant for the season, beating the San Antonio Spurs 91-86 Sunday night to stay in position for a playoff berth. Steve Blake scored 23 points for the Lakers (44-37), who lead Utah (42-38) by 1 games for...
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