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Kobe Bryant: LeBron James has ‘earned’ right to rest

LeBron James has at least one prominent backer when it comes to the issue of sitting out games for rest: The Black Mamba.In an appearance on ESPN’s “First Take” on Monday, retired Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant defended James for resting.“When you miss a game, there is that one kid out there who isn’t going to be able to see his favorite player play,” said Bryant...
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Kobe can't decide between Harden and Westbrook for MVP

The race for the 2017 NBA MVP is heating up between Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook and Houston Rockets guard James Harden.Westbrook is on pace to average a triple-double and would become the first player since Oscar Robertson during the 1961-62 season to accomplish the feat.Harden, on the other hand, has piloted the Rockets to the third-best record in a loaded...
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Kobe Bryant offers his help to the Lakers

Kobe Bryant is making it clear that if the Los Angeles Lakers want his input, he’s always happy to help.Bryant told Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times that he’s just one call away if Jeanie Buss or anyone else wants him. Bryant isn’t angling for a formal role of anything like that, but he’s still fond of the Lakers and wants to help lift them out of the cellar. In fact...
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WATCH: Shaq On Kobe Bryant, Lakers Future, & Reacts To Statue

Shaquille O'Neal reacts to his statue reveal, his favorite moments with the Lakers and at Staples Center, what it meant for him to have Kobe Bryant to come out in support and whether or not he could envision himself having a future with the Lakers organization: Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? What about...
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WATCH: Lakers Beat Timberwolves On Shaq Night, Behind Jordan Clarkson's New Career-High

Los Angeles Lakers guard Jordan Clarkson has career high 35 points night, and talks about what it was like to have all the energy from Shaq in the arena. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging at Team USA? Or Kobe's special...
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WATCH: Kobe Bryant's Speech At Shaq's Statue Unveiling

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant's speech at Shaq's statue unveiling. Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging at Team USA? Or Kobe's special message to Kevin Durant prior to final game: *...
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NBA players react to Devin Booker's 70-point game

Devin Booker had a game he will never forget, and players from around the NBA had some great reactions to his historic night.Coming into Friday, Booker’s career-high for points in a game was 39, which he had done on three occasions. Against the Celtics, he bettered that number by 31.The 20-year-old set a new Suns franchise record with 70 points, topping the previous mark of 60...
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Jeff Hornacek: Knicks will run triangle ‘exclusively’ next season

The New York Knicks will be exclusively running the triangle offense next season, according to head coach Jeff Hornacek.“Hornacek made it clear that the Knicks will be running the triangle offense exclusively from the beginning of training camp next season, and they want players who fit the system and buy into it,” states Newsday report from Al IannazzoneThe Knicks have gone...
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WATCH: Will Kobe Bryant Be Involved With The Lakers?

New Los Angeles Lakers General Manager Rob Pelinka answers questions about whether he thinks/how Kobe Bryant will be involved with the Lakers organization. Magic Johnson says they're all going to go to dinner.... Watch more of our most popular videos! Ever see Kobe Bryant trash talk in practice? What about Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant scrimmaging...
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Dirk Nowitzki's unique career led him to 30,000 points

The summer after the 2002 NBA Playoffs, Holger Geschwindner found a tailor to create a fencing suit for a 7-foot German basketball player. The Sacramento Kings had just run the Mavericks off the floor, scoring more than half of their 207 field goals at the rim with dunks or layups, and Dallas said they would commit their off-season to improving the team’s defense. Geschwindner...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

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