Found June 13, 2012 on
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Kobe Bryant was recently asked who Kevin Durant remind shim of. Kobe’s response was one that should make the rest of the league shutter at the simple thought of. “A 6-11 me,” Bryant said.
Could we just take a second to imagine how incredibly scary Durant would be if he elevates his game to the heights that Kobe did over his marvelous 16 year NBA career?
There’s no question that Kevin Durant is already doing big things for this league. He has now reached the NBA finals against LeBron James and the Miami Heat. If a veteran mind like Kobe Bryant sees greatness for this young star, then who am I to argue with him.
Nate McMillan, who coached both Kobe and Durant on the Olympic team also sees the similarities between these two gifted basketball stars.
“You can’t picture them doing anything else. They were created for this game. Spending time with Kobe and Durant, you know that basketball is 90 percent of what they think about all day long.”
People keep looking for Durant to show that evil side. To just floor an opposing player and not feel bad about it. The world needs “Durantula” to show us some of that killer instinct. The way the Mamba has show us for years. Kobe thinks Durant already has that badness in him.
“That dog in him?” Byrant asked. “He’s got it in him.”
Durant explains the way he approaches this game with a simple explanation.
“I’ve really been looking at the mental aspect of the game, how [Bryant] approaches it, watching film, studying opponents, just making sure he’s vocal every time down,” Durant said. “Posting up, the footwork that he uses posting up and how patient he is on the offensive end. I’m learning, every single day. I know that I work hard. It’s going to take me some time, but I know that I’ll get there.”
It seems like there may be something to Kobe’s theories on Kevin Durant and the league better take notice.
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LET'S STAY TOGETHER
Word out of L.A. is that Kobe Bryant and his wife, Vanessa, are presently working towards a full reconciliation and are unlikely to file their official divorce documents.
Evidently, people love to pay absurd amounts of money for Kobe Bryant-related products. Apparently, they’re also willing to pay to compete against him on the basketball court. Per the OC Register: “Kobe Bryant’s game-worn protective mask went for $67,100 via auction last month. In another exercise to benefit Bryant’s family foundation and fight youth homelessness, a July...
I wish I had asinine amounts of money to blow for strange fetishes. Kobe Bryant is the greatest basketball player of this generation, no doubt there. But when someone ponies up 23k to play a twenty minute game of HORSE against him, there’s cause for a bit of concern. The game of HORSE was auctioned off via EBay, and will take place during the Kobe Basketball Academy in early July.
He might have failed at winning another NBA Championship, but Lakers guard Kobe Bryant looks to have successfully saved himself millions of dollars by avoiding what seemed to be a sure divorce from wife Vanessa. I know that this is some trivial stuff for all of us, but this could be good news for Lakers [...]
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WHY SO SERIOUS?
Mitch Kupchak knows all about having to sit in the midst of the Oklahoma City crowd. It was obviously a painful experience for him. And from the look on Pat Riley’s and Alonzo Mourning’s faces, it was just as painful for them as well.
Luckily for us, ABC cameras were able to give us an in depth look into just how much Riley and Mourning was suffering.
And just for good...
It seems that Ron Artest/Metta World Peace was in Vancouver and decided to show love by rocking the mic wearing a Grizzlies jersey.
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Vanessa Bryant will not sign final documents for her divorce from NBA star Kobe because the pair is working on a full reconciliation, TMZ reported Tuesday.
The Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard and his ex-wife spend a lot of time together and have tried to work out the problems that caused Vanessa to file for divorce in December.
California law gives couples a six-month "waiting...
Los Angeles Lakers forward and social media sports star Metta World Peace made it clear during the NBA playoffs that he doesn’t like players all up in his grill after dunks (Oklahoma City Thunder’s James Harden walked into an elbow from Artest in the playoffs following a dunk); and he apparently likes his MTV Video...Read the Rest...
Controversial Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace will make his acting debut in a Lifetime Movie Network film based on Nancy Grace's novel, "The Eleventh Victim," Slam magazine and TV Guide reported. The film is scheduled to be televised in the fall. According to the TV Guide report, "Peace will set down his basketball to play Garlan Fincher, a...