Found July 03, 2013 on Project Spurs:
With 28.2 seconds left and a five point lead in the penultimate game of the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs had a 98.6 percent chance of winning their fifth championship. The rest, of course, is history -- Miami created a few extra possessions and a pair of 3-pointers from LeBron James and Ray Allen, along with a Kawhi Leonard missed free throw, knotted the game at 95. The Heat won in overtime. The tenor of the seventh game was very similar, San Antonio was within striking distance at the very end, but the leagues best talent put the finishing touches on the series with a dagger mid-range shot.   It's very difficult to spin the final two games into a positive. (Sorry for harboring the bad memories again.) Except if you're Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant, who told that the Spurs' championship rally will fuel him this season. Bryant has one more title than Tim Duncan, so if he's cognizant of his legacy, putting some distance between D...

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Kobe Bryant has been around for a long time, so this makes sense. He is still the biggest NBA star on the planet, who is still actively playing. So, you can’t be too surprised by this report. According to a report from (via Eric Pincus of the Los Angeles Times), Kobe Bryant has the highest net worth in the NBA. The Black Mamba is estimated to be worth a whopping...

Fan Creates Epic Kobe Bryant Nike “You Showed Us” Remix Using NBA 2K13 Characters

Sometimes people have way too much time on their hands, and for that we are very grateful. Check out the incredible remix of an original Nike commercial entitled “Kobe Bryant ‘You Showed Us’” using NBA 2K13 characters. YouTube user Shady00018 is the responsible party, and should be hired immediately by the folks at 2K Games. The Original ‘Nike’ Ad: Article found on...

Rappin’ About Kobe Bryant’s Rape Charges, 10 Years Later

In July 2013, the most important items on Kobe Bryant’s “to-do” list are fully recovering from a season-ending Achilles heel injury and ensuring Dwight Howard returns to Los Angeles next season. That’s quite the contrast from where he found himself this time exactly 10 years ago. Mark Trible and Justin Tinsley examine the darkest phase [...]The post Rappin’ About Kobe Bryant’s...

Lakers' Kobe Bryant Wants to Play for Three More Years

With his recent injury, fans of Kobe Bryant feared he may be nearing the end of his career. Bryant sees this as fuel to keep playing. Just the Kobe mentality we have all come to know and love.In a report by Eric Pincus of LA Times, Bryant reported that he thinks he can compete at a high level for another three years."I fell pretty damn confident I can be at a high level for...

Lakers Rumors: Kobe Bryant Says Achilles Injury; Spurs are Driving Him to Play Three More Years

They are going to have to drag Kobe Bryant off the court. That has always been my opinion, no matter what he says. The question has always been will that be with the Lakers or not. It is rare these days that players, play their whole career with one team. I think Kobe retiring as [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Kobe Bryant tells Dwight Howard “let me show you how to be a winner”

Kobe Bryant has developed a reputation for telling you exactly what’s on his mind. Bryant was a member of the group who went to sit down with NBA free agent Dwight Howard to convince him to stay with the Lakers. Per “Yahoo Sports,” Kobe’s message was direct, Let me show you how to be a winner. “You need to learn how it’s done first, and I can teach you here,” Bryant...

Report: Kobe’s Message to Dwight was a Complete Turnoff

    We reported the news yesterday that Kobe Bryant had a very direct message to Dwight Howard during the Los Angeles Lakers’ meeting with the coveted free agent center. I knew if there was one person who wasn’t going to beg, it was Kobe. If the Yahoo! report is any indication, it was much more of a challenge than anything else. While I wasn’t surprised by the message Bryant...

Kobe Confident He Can Play At Least Three More Seasons

Kobe Bryant is recovering from his Achilles injury with optimism that he can extend his career for several more seasons. "I feel pretty damn confident I can be at a high level for at least another three years," Bryant said. "I feel like how I was playing last year – I know I'll be healthy and I'll be ready to go this year – I know what I can bring. And...

Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, LeBron James Atop Highest Net Worth In NBA, According To Report

  According to a report from, Kobe Bryant unsurprisingly has the highest net worth in the NBA at $220 million. Endorsements throughout 15 years in the NBA from adidas, Sprite, McDonalds, Upper Deck and Spalding, Nike, Coca-Cola and most recently Turkish Airlines will certainly lead to that kind of success. Kevin Garnett ($190M), LeBron James ($130M), Tim Duncan ($100M...

'Another three years' for Kobe?

Lakers veteran Kobe Bryant said Monday he has plenty left in the tank, saying, "I feel pretty damn confident I can be at a high level for at least another three years."

Kobe to Dwight: I can teach you how to win an NBA title

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant told free agent center Dwight Howard on Tuesday that he could teach him how to be a champion, reports  Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. “You need to learn how it’s done first, and I can teach you here,” Bryant told Howard during the 

Dwight Howard: Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant to be part of Lakers pitch to big man

Free agent big man Dwight Howard has already met with the Houston Rockets, Golden State Warriors and Atlanta Hawks, and he’s scheduled to meet with the Dallas Mavericks early Tuesday morning. But the Los Angeles Lakers will get the final word with Howard and they are planning on bringing out the heavy hitters. Steve Nash and Kobe Bryant will be a big part of the Lakers’ pitch...

Kobe Bryant’s message to Dwight Howard on Tuesday: Let me teach you how to become an NBA champion

Free agent center Dwight Howard is in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado collecting his thoughts on all the free agency options he has in front of him from the Los Angeles Lakers to the Houston Rockets, and the consensus is that he will still stay with Kobe Bryant and company in L.A. Some still wonder what [...]The post Kobe Bryant’s message to Dwight Howard on Tuesday: Let me teach...

If this was Kobe Bryant’s pitch to Dwight Howard, no way he returns to Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers brought Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and GM Mitch Kupchak to their Tuesday meeting with free agent Dwight Howard, probably to remind the center of the team’s dysfunctional times last season. They reportedly discussed how things went last year and what they can do better. Kobe also had some words for Dwight [...]
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