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Tape holds up the two snapshots, much like those that dot the locker of a high school sophomore.
Except this locker has no front, and it's full of basketball gear that hasn't been touched in months. This is Brandon Roy's cubby, at the far end of the Timberwolves' locker room, and those are picture of his two children, Brandon Jr., 5, and Mariah, 4. They're the little boy and little girl who've watched, however unknowingly, as their father has morphed from NBA star into forced retirement and now into his current incarnation: stuck in limbo.
I will begin this by saying one thing: I do not know the answer. Nor does anyone else, really, not definitively. I don't know the answer to what Roy is going through, to the question of whether he actually believed he was healthy, or more important whether he actually felt healthy.
What I do know is that I'm the daughter of a surgeon and a skeptic and that I was taught to question things, hence this questioning. ...
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Not sure what made the Hornets forget to guard Kobe Bryant, but with less than 30 seconds left in a two point ball game, Kobe squeezes through the New Orleans Hornet defenders for an easy dunk. Bryant scored 42-points in the L.A. Lakers 108-102 victory.
During a recent special on NBA TV, Michael Jordan was asked who is the best player is in the game today, Kobe Bryant or LeBron James?
The six-time NBA champion and five-time league MVP's gives a bit of a mixed signal with his answer, but ultimately chooses Bryant because of his five titles.
Kobe Bryant got the Lakers back to a .500 record (30-30) after a 34 point night that included the go-ahead layup with nine seconds left. Apparently the Black Mamba is also a big Entourage fan as he celebrated Los Angeles’ win by high-fiving with Entourage star, Jeremy Piven (Air Gold).
Kobe Bryant is in his 17th season in the NBA. Many expected the superstar to finally start showing his age this season and begin to slow down, but by all accounts that has not been the case. Shooting a career high in FG%, the Black Mamba is showing us that he still has plent left [...]
The Big Leagues The Lakers guard posterizes Josh Smith, then hits game-winner for good measure.
Following the Lakers' 122-105 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Kobe Bryant took to Twitter and gave credit where credit was due.
Bryant sent a tweet to Thunder's Russell Westbrook, complimenting him on his performance.
"@russwest44 was cookin tonight. He's got mamba blood runnin thru his veins . You gave it to me tonight lil bro. C u down the road!" Bryant...
Tweet The Black Mamba may be 34 years old, but when it comes down to crunch-time of a game, he’s still going to deliver. Kobe Bryant and the Lakers were in a tight contest in the fourth quarter with the Hawks, down 94-93, when Kobe drove down the lane and hammered down this monster jam [...]
Kobe Bryant scored 11 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter and hit the go-ahead layup with 9 seconds left, leading the Los Angeles Lakers back to .500 for the first time in more than two months with a 99-98 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night.
Steve Blake stole Josh Smith's final pass in the waning seconds for the Lakers (30-30), who blew a 16-point lead in the...
Although Kobe Bryant has coined his own nicknames before, his latest self-created moniker seemed particularly appropriate after an intoxicating performance against Atlanta.
Kobe called himself Vino, and the Los Angeles Lakers are savoring this particular vintage.
Bryant scored 11 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter and hit the go-ahead layup with 9 seconds left, leading the...
Kobe AKA Black Mamba AKA Vino is showing that age is just a number as far as he’s concerned. Check out this dunk on Hawks Josh Smith from the Lakers win on Sunday.
That actually looked like #8 fro Kobe. The Lakers are now at .500 with about 6 weeks left until the playoffs
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kobe Bryant scored 11 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter and hit the go-ahead layup with 9 seconds left, leading the Los Angeles Lakers back to .500 for the first time in more than two months with a 99-98 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night.
Steve Blake stole Josh Smith's final pass in the waning seconds for the Lakers (30-30), who blew a 16...
The baseball world has been taken back by the use of analytics, which introduced an entirely new way to look at the game. The basketball world has begun to catch on, following innovation from guys like John Hollinger.
Kobe Bryant and the Lakers probably aren’t very interested in analytics.credit: thewifehatessports.com
In Boston over the past few days, basketball geeks from around...