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Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and his competitive spirit have been a main attraction for the NBA since he came into the league.
Don’t expect either to fade as Bryant prepares to wind down his career.
This video interview, conducted to advance Bryant’s 3rd Annual Sprite Charity game in China, sheds some light on Bryant’s underdog spirit.
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I’ve been watching basketball since the day I was born. When I say the day I was born, I mean the day I was born. If you’re a little older than I am, you’d probably say you’ve never seen anyone like Michael Jordan. I wasn’t quite old enough to clearly remember Michael Jordan. Therefore, it is my privilege to say that I’ve never seen a player like Kobe Bryant...
After a tour of China, Kobe Bryant made a stop in the Philippines on Monday.
"My tendon feels really, really good," said Bryant at Manila's Newport Performing Arts Theater at the 2013 Lenovo Manila Tour. "I was really lucky."
Bryant tore his Achilles tendon on April 12 and had surgery the following day.
"As soon as I did it, I said, 'I have to...
Last season, Pau Gasol had an injury-plagued year. He had career-lows in games played (49), points per game (13.7) and rebounds per game (8.6), though he did see a high as a Laker in assists per game (4.1).
His main problem was the tendinitis in his knees, though he was also sidelined for six weeks after tearing his plantar fascia.
Despite the struggles for Gasol, he finished the...
In the summer of 2014, the Lakers will have heaps of cap space to offer free agents. They also have the L.A. sunshine on their side, the bright lights of Hollywood and the Lakers’ legacy, but Jeanie Buss has something else up her sleeve.
In a recent interview with ESPN Los Angeles radio, Jeanie revealed that she was interested in taking the Lakers back to Hawaii next year for training...
In an “Intimate Interview” for Fuse, 2 Chainz discussed his admiration for Kobe Bryant after being asked who he believes is the greatest basketball player of all time. He finds it amazing that in this generation of club goers and partying, he has never seen Kobe on the “scene” and sacrificing those fun activities shows on the court.
This should come as no surprise to Laker...
Phil Jackson was so close to returning to the NBA sidelines just nine months ago, but of course, his return never came to fruition. Phil has said himself that he now doesn’t think he’ll ever coach again, yet his longtime partner thinks differently.
Last week, Jeanie Buss told ESPN Los Angeles radio that she believes Phil isn’t done coaching:
John Ireland: Do you think Phil’s...
Los Angeles Lakers executive vice president Jeanie Buss isn’t leaving any room for doubt when it comes to Kobe Bryant’s future.
"Kobe is part of the Laker family and he always will be. There's not many players who play 18-19 years with the same franchise and it's important to us that he has a chance to play his entire career with the Lakers" Buss told ESPNLosAngeles...
In order to help with offseason boredom, Fred Cervantez (@Fmcervantez) will be writing about the history of the Lakers. From the 40’s until the end of showtime. In Part One, Fred looked at how the Lakers were founded and George Mikan’s arrival.
The Minneapolis Lakers had completely transformed themselves before the 1948 NBL season. After going 4-40 as the Detroit Gems, the team...
Los Angeles Lakers executive vice president Jeanie Buss isn't leaving any room for doubt when it comes to Kobe Bryant's future.
"Kobe is part of the Laker family and he always will be. There's not many players who play 18-19 years with the same franchise, and it's important to us that he has a chance to play his entire career with the Lakers," Buss told...
Kobe Bryant said Monday in the Philippines that his Achilles tendon is healing well.
"My tendon feels really really good. I was really lucky" said Bryant who was in Manila to promote a product. A video of Bryant's question and answer session was posted on YouTube.
The Los Angeles Lakers guard who was standing on a stage answering the questions made the comment after...
The Lakers and owner/executive Jeanie Buss miss the late Jerry Buss in many ways.
"The Laker way isn't the same because Dr. Buss isn't here" said Jeanie Buss on Thursday live on ESPN Los Angeles-AM (710) with Mark Willard and Mychal Thompson.
Jerry Buss died in February of complications from cancer.
Jeanie Buss said her father might have been the key to keeping...
The Milwaukee Bucks have hired Jim Cleamons as an assistant coach on the staff of Larry Drew.
Cleamons was a longtime assistant for Phil Jackson with both the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers.
Cleamons also has been a head coach with the Dallas Mavericks in the nineties.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant said Monday that his Achilles tendon is healing well. “My tendon feels really, really good,” said Bryant, who is in the Philippines to promote a product. ”I was really lucky. We went in and had surgery
Los Angeles Lakers: If Kobe Truly Wants To Win He Must Take A Discount
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff…
- This has been a touchy subject in Laker Land as of late, as Kobe Bryant is entering the final year of his contract, where he will be the NBA’s most expensive player for yet another season and although there seems to be a very small chance that Kobe will ever...