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Kobe Bryant insists he’s mentally prepared for potentially trying season ahead

Kobe Bryant is staring down the barrel of what in all likelihood will be a disastrous season for the Los Angeles Lakers. But to hear it from him, Kobe will rely on his experience, the teachings that have been instilled in him as well as his mental toughness to make it through a potentially trying...Read More The post Kobe Bryant insists he’s mentally prepared for potentially trying...
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Kobe Bryant’s Wikipedia page listed him with 0-1 MMA record

As you have probably seen by now, Kobe Bryant got into it with former teammate Dwight Howard on Tuesday night while the Houston Rockets were throttling the Los Angeles Lakers. Howard caught Bryant in the face with an elbow and the two had to be separated. Kobe was later seen shouting some empty threats toward...Read More
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Kobe Bryant: Dwight Howard is a ‘teddy bear’

Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard don’t like each other and it showed on Tuesday. During the Houston Rockets’ 109-90 win at Staples Center, Howard grabbed a rebound and Bryant got in his face, trying to stop an outlet pass. Howard threw elbows to clear space, and one appeared to connect with Bryant’s chin. The two immediately began trash-talking each other and had to be separated...
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Watch: Kobe Bryant calls Dwight Howard ‘soft’ after getting elbowed

We didn’t have to wait long to see Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant face off against each other. And of course, in the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s game, an incident erupted between the two of them. It started when the two players were fighting for a rebound. Bryant tried to slap the ball loose, but it was Howard who delivered a vicious elbow afterward. Then Bean called Howard...
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WATCH: Kobe to Dwight after spat, 'Try me!'

Who didn’t see this coming? With all the talking that has occurred in the lead up to the regular season opener between the Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets, we had to believe that Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard would get into a little bit of a spat. And by the words Kobe had to say to Dwight, I am pretty sure he was ready. GIF: Kobe Bryant to Dwight Howard after tussle: ...
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Dwight Howard: ‘I didn’t leave LA because I was afraid of Kobe Bryant’

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard said Tuesday that his decision to leave the Los Angeles Lakers had nothing to do with Kobe Bryant. “I didn’t leave L.A. because I was afraid of Kobe Bryant,” Howard said Tuesday, according to the Houston Chronicle. “I went to a good situation for myself. I can’t change people’s opinions, but I did what I had to do for myself.” The...
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Los Angeles Lakers: 5 things to watch for in tonight’s season opener

It’s finally here, NBA fans. The moment we’ve all been waiting for: the tipoff of the 2014-15 NBA season. Los Angeles Lakers fans get to see the team take the floor on primetime Tuesday night versus the Houston Rockets on TNT. Here are 5 things that will more than likely dominate the game tonight. The matchup between Kobe Bryant and James Harden. In the time that Kobe has been...
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NBA assistant coach latest person to come out and anonymously savage Kobe Bryant

LeBron James’ triumphant return to Ohio and imminent regular season debut with the Cleveland Cavaliers may be the predominant talker heading into the 2014-15 NBA season, the King’s Cleveland comeback has been overshadowed this week by the controversial piece by Henry Abbott in ESPN The Magazine where several anonymous sources took their turns taking potshots...Read More The...
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Buss: Any FA who won’t play with Kobe ‘probably a loser’

When Los Angeles Lakers president Jeanie Buss made her first comments in reaction to the scathing “ESPN The Magazine” piece by Henry Abbott regarding her team’s veteran superstar, she didn’t merely defend Kobe Bryant, she went on an aggressive offensive. Unlike others who chose to directly criticize Abbott and the magazine over the content of...Read More The post Lakers...
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Kobe to Julius Randle: You’re an idiot if you (expletive) this up

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Julius Randle had one of his better games of the preseason on Sunday night against the Utah Jazz. The 19-year old scored eight points, grabbed five rebounds and blocked two shots. There will likely be some growing pains for Randle throughout the season, but Kobe Bryant has not been afraid to...Read More
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

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