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Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal dish about old Lakers feud

Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal were not exactly pleasant to one another during their shared tenure with the Los Angeles Lakers, despite winning three NBA Championships together. The two superstars opened up about their former feud in an upcoming podcast “The Big Podcast with Shaq,” expressing regret over their clashes on and off the court. Shaq attributed much of the feud...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant: ‘I Was An Idiot When I Was A Kid’

You know when people say, “We’ll look back 10 years from now and laugh about this?” Well, in the case of Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant, that’s exactly how everything has played out. Shaq and Kobe won three NBA championships together with the Los Angeles Lakers, but a rift emerged between the superstars, in large because of each one’s ego. The locker room divide eventually...
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Kobe Bryant: ‘I was an idiot when I was a kid’

During a guest appearance on Shaquille O’Neal’s podcast: The Big Podcast with Shaq with co-host John Kincade, Lakers star Kobe Bryant and Shaq were asked if there is anything either would like to take back over the years. From LakersNation: John Kincade: Is there anything, Shaq, that you would like to take back in the give and take over the years? “A lot of things, you...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant celebrates birthday with wife after epic weekend

The 2015-16 NBA season could be Kobe Bryant’s final one, but that’s not going to stop him from going out with a bang. He teamed up with Taylor Swift at Staples Center on Friday night and helped raise a banner for most sold-out shows. And on Sunday, Bryant turned 37 years young, so he celebrated his birthday by the pool with his wife, Vanessa. She may or may not have licked...
Via The Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Resumes Practice Shooting

Kobe Bryant resumed practice shooting, posting Saturday on his Instagram: "First day back on the court shooting! Bout Damn time!! #shoulderrecovery #20thseason #drinkbodyarmor #lakers." Bryant suffered a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder in January. After undergoing surgery, Bryant was gradually able to get back into the gym.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant surprises Taylor Swift with banner at Staples Center

There already was plenty of star power at the Staples Center on Friday night. Then Kobe Bryant walked onstage. The home of the Los Angeles Lakers played host to Taylor Swift, whose concert sold out the venue for the 16th consecutive time, a Staples Center record. So during a break in the action, Bryant decided to surprise Swift with some personal congratulations. Not only did...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant wants to earn spot on 2016 Olympic team

Kobe Bryant could very well retire after the 2015-2016 season, but will his basketball career last a few months after that? USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo revealed on Thursday that he has spoken to Kobe about the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Colangelo said it would be a “great story” if Bryant ended his career by helping defend Team USA’s gold medal and that Kobe...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Whatever Kobe decides to do doesn't matter ... except it does

Will or won’t Kobe Bryant decide to retire at the end of the 2015-2016 NBA season? That seems to be the question on a lot of people’s minds. Whether they are lovers of Jelly Bean Jr., people who prefer him to disappear like a fart in the wind, or general salary-cap heathens, I understand what the fuss is all about — except I don’t. Whatever we think Kobe Bryant is now...
Via Crossover Chronicles
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant could see himself finishing career in China, Italy

Kobe Bryant has been a treasure trove of quips and quotes over the past few days and he continued to his provocative ways by hinting that he could envision a scenario where he may finish his career overseas. When asked by Yahoo Sports’ Marc Spears in a Q&A whether playing outside the NBA to conclude his Hall of Fame career, specifically Italy or China, the Los Angeles Lakers...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe will probably see time at power forward next year

The Lakers are going to be a mess of overlapping ball-dominant guards next season, and head coach Byron Scott is scrambling for ways to even out what could be a very unbalanced rotation. One of Scott’s bright ideas could be to deploy Kobe Bryant out of position at times. In an interview with David Aldridge...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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