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Lakers hire Byron Scott as head coach

The Los Angeles Lakers vowed to take their time in hiring a new head coach after Mike D’Antoni’s resignation, and they did just that. But now, after a diligent search, the team has a new coach. ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne reports the Lakers have agreed to terms on a contract that will make Byron Scott the team’s next coach. Lakers have agreed to terms with Byron Scott to be their...
Via Sports-Glory
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Jodie Meeks pays tribute to Kobe Bryant

Jodie Meeks may have left the Los Angeles Lakers for the Detroit Pistons and an $18 million deal this summer, but he hasn’t forgotten those who helped him along the way. One person who helped Meeks improve as a player over the past two years was Kobe Bryant, and the 26-year-old paid tribute to the Black Mamba on his Instagram account yesterday as a way to say thank you. “#TBT…2...
Via Lakerholicz.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant’s golf swing from 2011 needs some work

For as much flack as Charles Barkley gets for his golf swing, there are other notable NBA athletes who could probably benefit from some golf coaching. Back in the grand year of 2011, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant took part in the Athletes vs. Cancer Golf Tournament at Trump National Golf Course in Rancho Palos Verdes. Check out the below footage of Kobe’s swing from off the...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant’s text to Jeremy Lin: “Welcome to the team”

Jeremy Lin may have been on a whirlwind tour of Asia when he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers earlier this month, though Kobe Bryant still managed to get in touch with the 25-year-old and get a simple message across to his new partner: “Welcome to the team.” In a recent interview with a Chinese website (via Jeremy Lin Post), the Lakers’ new point guard revealed that Bryant...
Via Lakerholicz.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant should only be ‘afraid’ of the Los Angeles Lakers’ upcoming season

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant admitted Wednesday that he’s “afraid” of life after basketball. “You really have to lean on muses and mentors going forward, just as I did as a kid. It’s about having that next wave of things, which is scary as hell, but it’s fun at the same time,” said Bryant, 35, who signed a two-year contract worth roughly $48.5 million on November...
Via Sports by Colin
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant scored 36 points in 1996 Summer League game

Back in the grand old year that was 1996, Kobe Bryant was still an unknown Lakers rookie trying to make a name for himself in the association. Bryant played on the Lakers Summer League team and showed off his future brilliance in a game against the Phoenix Suns held at Long Beach Arena. At the end of the game, Kobe scored 36 points and the below highlight reel shows flashes of what...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers News: Kobe Bryant takes a shot at ESPN

PHOTO: L.A. Times It may be the offseason right now, but Kobe Bryant is still taking shots. Following his home run at Richard Sherman’s celebrity softball game, a fan of the Black Mamba sent out a tweet that caught the five-time champion’s eye. “Kobe about to make the top 10 on SportsCenter and he’s not even playing basketball,” the fan wrote, to which Bryant replied, “I’m...
Via Lakerholicz.com
6 days ago  |  1 Comment

WATCH: Kobe hits HR at Richard Sherman's charity softball game

Kobe Bryant has only played in six basketball games since April 2013 because of various injuries. While fans of the Los Angeles Lakers are wondering how healthy the Black Mamba will be when he returns, Bryant is showing that he’s recovering just fine. The five-time NBA champion drilled a home run during a recent charity softball game at Safeco Field in Seattle hosted by Richard...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Attends Trayvon Martin Peace Walk At Crenshaw High

On the one -year anniversary of the George Zimmerman verdict in the murder trial of Trayvon Martin, a rally was held at Crenshaw high school in Los Angeles for peace and justice. Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant attended the event which was put together by the Trayvon Martin foundation, which also included the slain teen’s parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, along with rapper...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant seems to have gained weight during his European vacation (photo)

LMAOOOO how he got a 6-pack beer gut?! RT @Delblogo: Kobe doesn’t want Melo to see this, that’s why. pic.twitter.com/DInrl5XaQM — Amin Elhassan (@AminESPN) July 1, 2014 Coming on the heels of the news that Kobe Bryant returned from Europe on Wednesday night to help the Los Angeles Lakers woo Carmelo Anthony comes this amusing […] The post Kobe Bryant seems to have gained...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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