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Even without Kobe Bryant — or a legitimate chance of winning — the Lakers still attracted the largest NBA playoff audience of the weekend on cable. Game 4 of the Spurs/Lakers first round NBA playoff [...]
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Pam Bryant, Kobe's Mom, is auctioning off a number of one of a kind Kobe items, offering fans a shot at anything from championship rings to Teen Choice awards.
Over 100 relics from Kobe Bryant's storied basketball career will be going up for auction in June, featuring items from all the way back to his high school days.
Los Angeles Lakers fans gave Kobe Bryant a standing ovation as he tried to inspire his team by making a move to a seat behind the bench (while on crutches) during the third quarter of Sunday's Game 4 of their Western Conference playoff series.
The Lakers were down by 21 points at the time that Bryant made the move. Unfortunately, it didn't help them pick up their game...
Kobe Bryant absolved Los Angeles Lakers head coach Mike D’Antoni from all responsibility for his torn Achilles’ tendon injury when he spoke with the media on Tuesday.
Bryant conducted a news conference after the Lakers held their exit meetings following their disappointing season. Bryant took the opportunity to absolve D’Antoni of responsibility for the injury, and he also...
With the recent injury of Kobe Bryant’s ACL forcing him to miss the rest of the NBA Playoffs, a lot of chatter around the league has been how he will return. The return isn’t the question, Kobe will return and play more basketball. He’s not ready to pull out the rocking chair just yet. The longer Bryant plays, the more he climbs up the rankings as one of the best to ever play...
It's alright, Kobe. Not even you could watch this video without giggling in amazement; after all, this is the Keyboard Cat. And it is glorious.
After a tumultuous season that ended injury and having watch the Lakers get swept out of the playoffs, Kobe Bryant has had some time to think about what he wants next season. And despite most people believing that what Kobe Bryant wants next season is Dwight Howard as far away from the Lakers as he can get, Bryant seems to singing another tune.According to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports...
While most Lakers fans walk around screaming for Phil Jackson, star guard Kobe Bryant is screaming at Lakers brass to give this core group one more year together.
Bryant truly feels in his heart that this teams core group can win a NBA Championship together according to ESPN L.A.
“There’s a lot on the table for them, with these new penalties and so forth,” Bryant said of...
Kobe Bryant appeared on the Lakers bench Sunday night in the third quarter. The goal of course was to provide moral support to a team that was clearly being swept out of the first round of the playoffs and not to make a sartorial statement in Givenchy and crutches but somehow, he managed to do both.
Givenchy is the jock’s go to look of the moment. Last summer you saw LeBron James...
EL SEGUNDO, CA Kobe Bryant rolled into the media workroom at the Lakers practice facility on a scooter, protecting his surgically repaired Achilles tendon.
Then, following his exit meeting, he proceeded to run over all of Dwight Howards critics; you know, the ones who say the team should cut ties with the games best big man and let him walk as a free agent.
Los Angeles is the...
Dwight Howard could have played his last game in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform on Sunday. He was ejected after picking up his second technical foul in Game 4 against the San Antonio Spurs, and says this season and playoff series was “a bad dream.”
The Los Angeles Lakers concluded their disappointing 2012-13 season Tuesday, conducting their exit interviews after cleaning out their lockers. The big question for the offseason: Will Dwight Howard sign a long-term contract with the Lakers or say goodbye? Howard
The NBA regular season is over and the final financial numbers are beginning to surface. USA Today has released their list of the highest paid players for the season and the top 5 is mind boggling atrocious. Aside from Kobe Bryant at the top none of the other top 5 lived up to their 2012-2013 salaries.
Of those top 5 players two didn’t play a game this season, Brandon Roy and Gilbert...
A huge step in pro sports happened today as NBAer Jason Collins came out as the first active gay athlete, according to Sports Illustrated. Several sports figures took to Twitter to show their support for Collins’
Proud of @jasoncollins34. Don’t suffocate who u r because of the ignorance of others #courage #support #mambaarmystandup #BYOU
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 29...
Sunday night the L.A. Lakers were swept from the playoffs and went out with a thud. After already losing Kobe Bryant for the season and playing without Steve Nash, Steve Blake and Metta World Peace among others the Lakers hopes rested squarely on the shoulders of Dwight Howard and Pau Gasol.
Now I for one have not been a Howard supporter. I do believe he is very overrated and wouldn’t...