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On the Changes in Roles and Rhetoric with Kobe Bryant Retired

About a month after Kobe Bryant’s last game and in the wake of the Lakers hiring Luke Walton as their head coach, Mitch Kupchak spoke about the hire, the direction of the team, what his expectations were for the upcoming season. It was, for me at least, a refreshing five minutes where Kupchak acknowledged his goals for this season were to play a fun brand of basketball and to see...
Via Forum Blue & Gold
6 hours ago

Kobe Bryant called ‘a–hole’ in LeBron James-produced show

LeBron James may actually have very little to do with the comedy series “Survivor’s Remorse,” but he is listed as one of the show’s producers. So I guess, in a way, LeBron is guilty of having called Kobe Bryant an “a–hole” in an upcoming episode? Richard Johnson of Page Six learned that a line from “Survivor’s Remorse,” which is a series about a poor kid who...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Oklahoma City Thunder can't wait on Russell Westbrook

We're at an impasse.Russell Westbrook is still silent about his future in Oklahoma City -- noncommittal to signing with the team beyond next season, just as he was before Kevin Durant made his decision.Westbrook is a free agent at the end of next season. If he enters that free agency period as a having last worn a Thunder uniform, Oklahoma City risks losing three of the best players...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant explains why he didn’t consider Lakers in free agency

The Los Angeles Lakers didn’t get a seat at the table when Kevin Durant was meeting with teams in free agency. How come? The NBA superstar explained why earlier this week, via Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News: “Nothing against the Lakers, but I already had my mind set on who I wanted to talk to,” Durant said following practice with the U.S. Olympic team on Monday at...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kobe showcases ping pong skills in ad

It’s only been a few months since Kobe Bryant retired from the NBA, and now, after spending some time in China, it seems he’s landed a new gig. Bryant does play a sport for his new employer, although it’s not the one you’d probably guess. In his first appearance, he starred in a commercial in which he plays ping pong for a Chinese food delivery startup. The company is named...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant gets slimed after winning Legend Award

Kobe Bryant was honored at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports 2016 on Thursday night, taking home a Legend Award. Bryant played in the NBA for 20 years, spending the entirety of that time period with the Lakers. The award he received on Thursday was “in recognition of his record-breaking achievements, unrivaled talent and outstanding sportsmanship on and off the basketball...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant, wife Vanessa expecting third daughter

Kobe Bryant retired from the NBA only a few months ago, and he wasted no time expanding his family. Kobe and wife Vanessa announced on Instagram Tuesday that they are expecting their third child — a girl — which would give them three daughters. Beyond blessed and excited to share that we are expecting our third baby girl!!! #Blessed #BabyMamba #Thankful A photo...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant, Jackie Chan hang out in China

The Kobe Bryant retirement tour took place on the court last season, with the Black Mamba receiving gifts from many teams around the league. The tour has now moved off the court, and it seems as if Kobe is traveling the world, crossing off items from his bucket list. One of them, apparently, was to eat dinner with Jackie Chan. The two recently met up in Beijing, China, and had...
Via The Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant to appear in Chinese reality TV show

Kobe Bryant is going to be doing more than fighting ghosts this summer. Although maybe there was a clue as to Bryant’s offseason agenda during his Ghostbusters ad which debuted during the NBA Finals. “My vision is bigger than that,” said the Black Mamba at the beginning of the spot. “We built a whole studio in China!” While we don’t know anything about any mysterious...
Via Awful Announcing
June 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant on last game: ‘I still can’t believe it happened’

Recently retired former Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is coming off a final year in the NBA that saw him showered with praise and respect from fans in nearly every city the Association plays in. It was also a disastrous season for Bryant and his Lakers. The team finished with 17 wins, its worst mark in franchise history. Meanwhile, Bryant capped off his Hall of Fame worthy...
Via Sportsnaut
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss
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