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Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace will not opt out of his contract with the team, according to Sam Amick of USA Today Sports. According to Amick’s sources, World Peace will play out the final year of his contract that
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Kobe Bryant has consistently suggested he'll play just one or two more seasons before retiring.
Currently on a trip to Brazil, the Lakers guard may have revealed a different plan altogether.
"I could easily see myself playing another three or four years," he said on Brazilian television in a segment produced by Glenda Carqueijo (2:30 in the video).
The All-Star guard...
Global basketball star Kobe Bryant, a diehard football fan, fulfilled a long-held ambition last weekend to visit Brasil – the spiritual home of football – to immerse himself in the culture of the beautiful game.
The Black Mamba Tour included stops in São Paulo, Salvador and Rio de Janeiro. In São Paulo, Bryant stopped traffic and greeted lines of fans outside the opening...
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With Dwight Howard’s pending free agency set to begin at midnight ET on July 1, the Los Angeles Lakers launched a campaign with the placement of a banner on the side of Staples Center, and a billboard on Hollywood Boulevard. The message on each is simple, “Stay #D12″.
The Lakers have made no qualms about their desire to re-sign Howard and perhaps the organization...
Kobe Bryant is a legendary, that’s for sure, and he’s such an iconic fixture across the world, that he now has his own statue in China. There was a problem connecting to Twitter. Based on the series of tweets sent by Eddie Robles the statue appears to be outside of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine [...]The post There’s a Kobe Bryant statue in China….. (Photo) appeared first...
Kobe Bryant is keeping the NBA at the top of the sports headlines for at least one more week. While in Brazil, Kobe did an interview where he states he could play for a few more years.
“I could easily see myself playing another three or four years,” Bryant tells the Brazilian television show.
This past season saw Kobe (literally) fall to an Achilles injury. He tore the tendon...
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After a dismal showing in the 2012-13 NBA season, which culminated with Kobe Bryant’s season-ending Achilles tendon injury and being swept in the first round of the playoffs by eventual runners-up the San Antonio Spurs, the Los Angeles Lakers are back to the drawing board in this year’s off season.
With franchise great, Kobe Bryant, at the tail end of his career, the California...
Steve Nash believes Dwight Howard can excel within the confines of Mike D'Antoni’s perimeter-oriented offense.
Nash sees parallels between the offense Howard ran with the Orlando Magic and D’Antoni’s spread attack with the Lakers.
“He played Mike's offense, pretty much, in Orlando. I think we can make it work. We need to surround him with some shooters, but I think...
Steve Nash hosted his annual Steve Nash Foundation Showdown soccer match Wednesday night in New York City at the Sara D. Roosevelt Park aimed to raise money for children affected by poverty, illness, abuse and/or neglect. A bunch of professional athletes showed their support by taking part in the game including Joakim Noah and Marco Belinelli of the Bulls, Thierry Henry of the...
Amid all the speculation about Dwight Howard’s future, his Lakers point guard from last season thinks Dwight can still prosper in L.A.
Nash told the New York Daily News that he wants Howard back as a teammate, and that Howard can be great in D’Antoni’s offense.
“He played Mike’s offense, pretty much, in Orlando. I think we can make it work. We need to surround him with...
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