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Kobe’s Injuries Hurting the LA Live Restaurant Business

The city of L.A.– like Cleveland when LeBron left– is feeling the effects of Kobe Bryant’s injuries. According to TMZ, L.A. business’ and restaurants will also feel the brunt of Kobe Bryant’s season ending injury. We spoke with Mike Zislis — owner of Rock ‘N Fish at L.A. Live — who tells us, “We feel like we’re gonna lose at least 10 percent of our sales per...
Via Thacover2
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant shows us what it’s like for an athlete to receive devastating injury news

  Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant allowed cameras to film him receiving the heartbreaking diagnosis of his shoulder injury. For the third straight season, Bryant has suffered an injury that has ended his season. Video via The Player’s Tribune: “This is the moment I accept the most challenging times will always be behind me AND in front of me.” – @kobebryant http...
Via Sports-Glory
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockets-Lakers Preview

Los Angeles Lakers fans are unlikely to see Kobe Bryant on the court anytime soon, but the Hollywood crowd won't have to go entirely star-starved Sunday night. James Harden has filled that role just fine when the Houston Rockets have taken on the Lakers at Staples Center, where Bryant's teammates will be in danger of matching the franchise's longest losing streak in nearly a decade...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Players the Lakers Should Consider Swapping for Picks With Kobe Bryant Done for the Season

Carlos Boozer Boozer was the one veteran the Lakers attempted to bring on to accompany Kobe Bryant and to help fill the hole left by Pau Gasol’s departure.  Unfortunately, with the hopes of playoffs now completely non-exist, it may be time to ship the talent power forward to a contender.  Team’s without talented and veteran big men would be lucky to bring in the hard-working...
Via TopSportsReport
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Confirm Kobe Bryant’s Torn Rotator Cuff; Decision On Surgery Soon

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant’s torn right rotator cuff will be re-examined Monday before the Lakers decide if the superstar guard needs potentially season-ending surgery. Bryant was examined Friday in Los Angeles after the third-leading scorer in NBA history tore his rotator cuff Wednesday in New Orleans. “We know it’s a tear, but we don’t know to...
Via NESN.com
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spurs roll past Kobe-less Lakers 99-85

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Tony Parker scored 17 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed in rolling to a 99-85 victory Friday night over a depleted Los Angeles Lakers team that potentially has lost Kobe Bryant for the season. Kawhi Leonard had 15 points and 14 rebounds, Manu Ginobili scored 15 points and Tim Duncan added 14 points for San Antonio. Nick Young scored 17 points to lead...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Kobe expected to miss rest of season

Oh, no. Not again. This is the collective thought Los Angeles Lakers fans had when Kobe Bryant grimaced and held his shoulder following a two-handed dunk in the third quarter against the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night and showed signs of significant pain, playing the remainder of the game with his left hand. Fans’ worst fears were confirmed when it was announced Friday...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: What’s Next for Kobe Bryant?

(Source: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images North America) Los Angeles Lakers: What’s Next for Kobe Bryant? By Tashan Reed: Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… Yet again, Kobe Bryant has suffered a devastating injury that will bring his season to a premature end. Wednesday night, in an 80-96 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, Kobe Bryant suffered a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. The...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Out With Torn Rotator Cuff

The Lakers lost in New Orleans Wednesday night in more ways than one. Besides losing the game, the Lakers also lost Kobe Bryant. Late in the 3rd quarter, Kobe Bryant attacked the rim for a two-handed dunk and came away looking injured. Bryant left the game, but checked back in with five minutes left in the game. He was clearly favoring his right shoulder. It was easy to see something...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Out With Torn Rotator Cuff

The Lakers lost in New Orleans Wednesday night in more ways than one. Besides losing the game, the Lakers also lost Kobe Bryant. Late in the 3rd quarter, Kobe Bryant attacked the rim for a two-handed dunk and came away looking injured. Bryant left the game, but checked back in with five minutes left in the game. He was clearly favoring his right shoulder. It was easy to see something...
Via Crossover Chronicles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers: Kobe Bryant will be examined Monday, decision on surgery made then

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers announced Friday that team doctors have confrimed that Kobe Bryant has a significant tear in the rotator cuff. But Bryant will still need to be examined Monday to determine if he needs surgery. LAL team physician Dr. Steve Lombardo confirmed the diagnosis of a torn rotator cuff for Kobe Bryant and discussed options with...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant to miss the remainder of the season with a torn rotator cuff

What does Kobe Bryan’t 19th NBA season have in common with his 18th? Ending early with an injury. According to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN, the NBA’s third all-time leading scorer and Lakers superstar will more than likely miss the remainder of the season with a torn rotator cuff injury. Any hope on Bryant making a return […]
Via The Majors National
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kobe jokingly blames torn rotator cuff on passing

Kobe Bryant remains in good spirits despite the expectation that his 2014-15 NBA regular season campaign is over due to a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. Both the Lakers and Bryant anxiously await further news regarding the severity of the veteran’s shoulder injury, Lakers head coach Byron Scott admitted that he’s “worried,” while...Read More The post Kobe Bryant...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kobe Bryant Expected To Miss Rest Of Season With Torn Rotator Cuff

This embed is invalid" /> It appears that Kobe Bryant again has fallen victim to a season-ending injury. The Los Angeles Lakers star is expected to miss the remainder of the 2014-15 campaign after tearing his rotator cuff Wednesday in a loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, sources told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne on Friday. Bryant had been dealing with an injury to...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kobe Bryant expected to miss rest of season with injury

Lakers star Kobe Bryant is expected to miss the rest of the season with a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder, but the team may wait until Monday to make an official decision, Yahoo Sports/FOX Sports 1 NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reports. Bryant injured the shoulder in the second half against the Pelicans on Wednesday, and an MRI on Thursday revealed the torn rotator cuff...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant to miss rest of NBA season

A torn rotator cuff will cost Lakers star Kobe Bryant to miss the rest of the NBA season. Bryant will have missed the end of the last three seasons s he he a Achilles injury in 2012-13 and a knee injury in 2013-14. Under contract for next season, Bryant should return to the Lakers. The Lakers will likely add someone on a 10-day deal while they allow Wayne Ellington to start in place...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant blames shoulder injury on passing too much

A couple of hours before reports said that a torn rotator cuff would end his season, Kobe Bryant was joking about his injury on Twitter. The Lakers' superstar, who often takes heat for throwing up too many shots, blamed his recent run of shooting less and passing more for the bum shoulder (while mixing in a plug for one of the companies he endorses). Bryant is averaging 20.4 shots...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant has HILARIOUS tweet in regards to his torn rotator cuff

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant could very well be out for the season after suffering a torn rotator cuff in a loss Wednesday night to the New Orleans Pelicans. The Black Mamba gutted it out the second half of the game by shooting left-handed, but that might be the last image we see of Bryant for this season if his injury requires surgery. Bryant tweeted out the reasoning for...
Via Pass The Pill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant out for the Season

Lakers expect Kobe Bryant to miss rest of the season with torn rotator cuff. THIS JUST IN: Lakers expect Kobe Bryant to miss rest of the season with torn rotator cuff. (via @ramonashelburne) pic.twitter.com/ILplqYy81b — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) January 23, 2015
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Kobe Bryant expected to miss remainder of season

It seems that the worst fears of the Los Angeles Lakers have been confirmed. According to Ramona Shelburne from ESPN Los Angeles, Kobe Bryant is expected to miss the remainder of the 2015-16 season with a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. Bryant has been dealing with the injury since the preseason, per Shelburne, though the five-time NBA champion appeared to aggravate his...
Via Lakerholicz.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant will likely return for 2015-16

Kobe Bryant recently made a statement hinting that he might retire at the end of the season. He said that retirement thoughts are creeping in. The 36-year-old Los Angeles Lakers superstar has seen his last two seasons ruined by devastating injuries. This year brings a tear in his right rotator cuff that may lead to surgery, he’ll be re-evaluated today. He’s recovered from...
Via The Sports Bank
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant first injured his shoulder in the pre-season, played through it all season

I’m sure that most of you know by now that Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. The seriousness of the injury has most people believing that Bryant’s season might be coming to an end. As the Lakers are trying to gather more information on Bryant’s injury, it appears that this is not new to the team. According to Ramona Shelburne...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers-Spurs Preview

After missing almost all of last season due to injury, Kobe Bryant is headed back to the sidelines for what could be a significant amount of time. That doesn't bode well for a Los Angeles Lakers team mired in its longest skid of the season. The Lakers will try to get by without Bryant on Friday night as they go for a third consecutive road win over the San Antonio Spurs, who look...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Helping Kobe Bryant name five Boston Celtics

Kobe Bryant has said that he can’t name five current Boston Celtics players. To be exact – he said, “nope.”I ask Kobe if he can name five Celtics. http://t.co/3UnZXb2e7o— Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) January 21, 2015 The Celtics players Kobe did reference have moved on from Boston – Paul Pierce twice over, Kevin Garnett and Kendrick Perkins – to elsewhere in the league...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Tears Rotator Cuff; Severity Of Lakers Star’s Injury Unknown

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant tore his right rotator cuff in the Los Angeles Lakers’ latest defeat, the club announced Thursday. Bryant injured his right shoulder in the second half of the Lakers’ loss at the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday night when he drove the baseline for a two-handed dunk. An MRI exam Thursday in San Antonio revealed the tear...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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