Found February 25, 2012 on
Philadelphia guys stick together. Kobe Bryant took part in an exhibition game last summer and, in a conversation with someone in the crowd, gave his short list of the greatest NBA players ever. Bryant, who attended Lower Merion High School outside the City of Brotherly Love, placed himself below only Wilt Chamberlain, who attended Overbrook High School in West Philadelphia (born and raised, on a playground was where he spent most of his days). Michael Jordan was lucky No. 3, by Bryant's count. Bryant is entitled to his opinion, but the really entertaining part was how he phrased his list....
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Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant might have taken a little slip of some wine before making the comment that he believes he's better than former NBA superstar Michael Jordan.During a game at the Drew League game last summer, Bryant made the following comment:Repeat the list, man. Wilt. Me. Mike.Yeah, Bryant claims that he's not the best NBA player of all time, as he put...
The Los Angeles Lakers say Kobe Bryant has a ''nasal fracture'' after he was smacked in the nose by Dwyane Wade during the NBA All-Star game.
The team said on its website Monday that a CT scan revealed the extent of the injury, and the star guard will be re-evaluated by an ear, nose and throat specialist when he returns to Los Angeles.
Bryant was bloodied during...
Kobe Bryant was a no-show during Friday's media session at All-Star weekend.
The Los Angeles Lakers star never took his seat behind the podium. Shortly before the session was to end, NBA spokesman Tim Frank informed reporters that Bryant was ''ill'' and wouldn't be attending.
There was no indication of whether the illness would prevent Bryant from appearing...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Kobe Bryant took Michael Jordan's record, then nearly lost the game to LeBron James.
Bryant and the best of the West held off a furious East comeback, winning 152-149 in the NBA All-Star game on Sunday night.
Bryant scored 27 points, moving past Jordan as the career scoring leader in the game. MVP Kevin Durant had 36, and Thunder teammate Russell Westbrook...
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Kobe Bryant’s latest All-Star milestone sent him past Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list. From the AP: “The Kevin and Kobe show won it for the West at the NBA All-Star game, holding off LeBron James at the end. They got an MVP and a scoring record, too. Bryant scored 27 points, moving past Michael Jordan as the career scoring leader in the game, Kevin Durant had...
Kobe Bryant has surpassed Michael Jordan as the NBA All-Star Game's greatest scorer.
The Los Angeles Lakers say Kobe Bryant has a "nasal fracture" after he was smacked in the nose by Dwyane Wade during the NBA All-Star game. The team said on its website Monday that a CT scan revealed the extent of the injury, and the star guard will be re-evaluated by an ear, nose and throat specialist when he returns to Los Angeles.
Kobe Bryant considered retirement last season because of overwhelming pain in his right knee and ankle, Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez said.