FSU's Rathan-Mayes turns in memorable scoring outburst

Now Florida State guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes's name can be etched into sports lore alongside the likes of Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant and ''Pistol'' Pete Maravich. They're on a short list of players to get into such an offensive ''zone'' that their performances led to memorable scoring outbursts. Rathan-Mayes, a little-known freshman guard from Canada, erupted for 30 points in the...
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Video: Kobe Bryant’s reaction to Lakers win on Jimmy Kimmel

I know I’m a day late a dollar short, but when I saw this video yesterday I knew I was going to post it. Sorry for dragging my feet folks. The Lakers are like 1-81 this year and personally it was funny seeing them celebrate a meaningless regular season game. I mean the Lakers are in full tank for D’Angelo Russell mode right now. Nick Young, Jeremy Lin, Jordan Hill and Carlos...
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Thabo Sefolosha will be the Biggest X-Factor to the Atlanta Hawks Playoff Success

Thabo Sefolosha #25 of the Atlanta Hawks defends against Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers at Philips Arena on November 18, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images)   The Atlanta Hawks currently lead the NBA’s Eastern Conference in wins and will continue to be a major factor come playoff time, however in recent weeks their defense has taken a step...
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Kobe Bryant Annoyed By Lakers’ Celebration Of Win Over Celtics (Video)

If you were a little confused as to why the Los Angeles Lakers were celebrating their win over the Boston Celtics on Sunday as if they’d just won the NBA Finals, you weren’t the only one. Kobe Bryant appeared on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Monday, and Kimmel showed the injured Lakers guard a clip of Nick Young, Jordan Hill and Jeremy Lin’s postgame interview. Bryant didn’t...
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Byron Scott Agrees With Kobe Bryant; Upset at Lakers Celebration

Lakers head coach Byron Scott agreed with his star, Kobe Bryant, in being angry about his team celebrating an overtime win at Boston like it was the finals. Scott called some of the Lakers celebration “classless.” Byron said he was very angry w/ how some Lakers celebrated OT win over Celtics. Said it lacked class. Showed them video to drive home point. — Baxter Holmes (@BaxterHolmes...
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Kobe Bryant appears on Jimmy Kimmel, was not amused by Lakers’ celebration

So Kobe Bryant appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday night. They talked about various topics, including the Lakers losing and his injuries. Jimmy Kimmel then brought up the postgame interview from the night the Lakers beat the Celtics. Yes, Kobe’s reaction was what you thought it was going to be: The hyper-competitive Kobe can’t even be happy for a streakbuster. It has been...
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Kobe Bryant Talks Lakers, Losing and Injury On Jimmy Kimmel

Still away from the LA Lakers recovering from his shoulder surgery. Kobe Bryant stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live to discuss his team celebrating a win (for no reason), his Muse documentary, retirement, Bill Clinton, Michael Jackson and he even answered a few questions from fans. The post Kobe Bryant Talks Lakers, Losing and Injury On Jimmy Kimmel appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Kobe Bryant Was Not a Fan of The Lakers’ Celebration After Beating the Celtics

Kobe Bryant took a break from rehabbing his injury to make an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night. Kimmel & Kobe chatted about a variety of things, including the Lakers’ overtime victory over the Celtics on Sunday night. Kimmel asked the Lakers guard about the overly-excited interview that some of his teammates gave after Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Kobe Bryant’s Reaction To The Lakers’ Postgame Celebration Is Priceless. Classic Black Mamba.

Oh man. Kobe Bryant appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday night, and the Los Angeles based talk show host made sure to show the Black Mamba a clip of his Lakers teammates going crazy after beating the Boston Celtics in overtime on Sunday evening. So, what was Kobe’s reaction to the postgame antics of Nick Young, Jordan Hill, Jeremy Lin and Carlos Boozer? Let’s just say he didn’t...
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Kobe Bryant on Jimmy Kimmel reacts to Lakers celebrating win (Video)

The Los Angeles Lakers snapped an eight-game losing streak on Sunday night when they defeated the Boston Celtics in overtime. They have still lost 16 of their last 18 games, but that didn’t stop Nick Young and company from celebrating like they just punched their tickets to the Western Conference Finals. Would the Lakers have...Read More
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Apparently Kobe Bryant did comment on that dopey Lakers celebration

Kobe Bryant on Jimmy Kimmel last night commented on that dopey LA Lakers celebration Sunday after they beat the, uh, Celtics.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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WATCH: Kobe Bryant not Amused by Lakers Celebration

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant isn’t about that action, boss. In an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday evening, the future Hall of Famer responded to the host showing a video of his teammates celebrating after breaking an eight-game losing streak Sunday night against the Boston Celtics. And it was grand… That reaction was priceless. Without even saying a word, Kobe’s...
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Kobe Bryant’s Ex Trainer Schools Robert Griffin III on His Workout Regime

Earlier this month, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III got blasted by ex-NBA star Magic Johnson for posting his workout photos on social media. Now, RGIII’s workout regime is being criticized by Los Angeles’ Lakers’ Kobe Bryant’s ex-trainer, Tim Grover. Here is the Twitter thread of Grover’s “advice” to Griffin. .@RGIII Saw this photo, concerned about...
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Kobe Bryant Says He Only Has 1 MVP Because The Media Votes On It

Kobe Bryant has joined Kevin Durant in throwing his own shots at the media, and their time-honored tradition of voting on NBA awards. During an appearance on “The Grantland Basketball Hour” yesterday, the Lakers legend blamed the media for him having received just a single MVP award – in 2008. Because the media votes on it. […] It was never a mission of mine to win a lot...
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Kobe Bryant reveals wanting to quit basketball and his trade demand details

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was on The Grantland Basketball Hour last night with Jalen Rose and Bill Simmons. Kobe revealed the trade he vetoed to the Detroit Pistons and also how there was a time that he didn’t want to play basketball anymore. It’s presumed Kobe was talking about the infamous rape case back in 2004 when a woman accused the Black Mamba of raping her...
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Kobe Bryant: Winning only one MVP award bothers me

Kobe Bryant is in the discussion for greatest NBA players in history, yet he has only won one MVP award. That is one of the more shocking statistics when it comes to the greats of the game. Bryant has finished in the top five in MVP voting 11 times, including his win in 2008. Kobe...Read More
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Full Video of Kobe Bryant on Grantland Basketball Hour

The Interview by videospage Kobe Bryant was a guest on Bill Simmons ‘Grantland Basketball Hour’ and the Black Mamba dropped a few nuggets. Bryant answered many different questions: On Russell Westbrook, OKC ”Russell I believe has the same mentality that I have, which is ‘It doesn’t matter’ cause I’m going out there and play hard regardless of what they say, which...
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Mitch Kupchak: Lakers Won’t Sacrifice Future for Kobe Bryant

Lakers general manger Mitch Kupchak said that the team wouldn’t sacrifice the future to make a final playoff push for Kobe Bryant next season. Kupchak told the Orange County Register, “To jeopardize the next five or seven years, bring in old veterans that make a lot of money, just to win one more year, because that’s Kobe’s last year or could be his last year, I’m not...
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Lakers GM: We can’t jeopardize future just to win in Kobe Bryant’s final year

Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak said Friday that the team will not chase a title in Kobe Bryant’s final season by bringing in veterans. “I do know if you have picks and you have financial flexibility, there are a lot of ways to improve your team quickly,” Kupchak said. “I can’t sit here and say that’s what we’re planning...
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Report: Kobe confirms he'll retire after next season

Kobe Bryant reportedly plans to play for one more season in Los Angeles before calling it a career. Bryant, who is out for the season after undergoing surgery on a torn rotator cuff, will only play one more season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Next season is the last year of his two-year, $48.5 million...Read More
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Kobe Bryant Says Next Season Will Be His Last

“Kobe Bryant” and “retirement” are two words I hate to see in the same sentence. But, sadly, the 36-year-old is much closer to the end of his career than he his to the beginning – obviously – which means that retirement is just around the corner for the Black Mamba. And yes, that sucks. But it’s the truth. In a recent interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Bryant apparently...
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Kobe Bryant Talks Short Shots, Who’s the Best and More with GQ

Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant might have his arm in a sling, but if you think it effects his confidence on or off the court. You are so wrong. In a recent piece he did with GQ magazine which includes a video, interview and photoshoot. Bryant talks about the NBA in the 80’s, style icons of the game, high-water pants, Pat Riley, old school mesh jerseys, who’s the best player...
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Los Angeles Lakers: The Dragic dilemma

As the trade deadline looms, there is a lot of speculation revolving around which teams will be actively making moves to either bolster up contending rosters, stock up on future draft picks or rid themselves of cancerous contracts. However, for a franchise who is usually actively in the mix (for better or for worse) on deadline day, the Los Angeles Lakers have been awfully mum on...
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Byron Scott pranks Jordan Hill into thinking he was traded

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to make some trades before Thursday’s deadline and have a handful of players that could be attractive to other teams, including forward Jordan Hill. Hill knows he could be a cheap rental for a contender looking for frontcourt depth.  So when his coaches told him general manager Mitch Kupchak wanted to see him, the...
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Kobe still haunted by vetoed CP3 trade, believes Lakers can contend

Despite the hard times the Lakers have fallen on, Kobe Bryant still seems to believe the team can turn it around and contend for a championship next season, which he expects to be his last. Bryant revealed as much in a recent interview in GQ. Yes, the Lakers are saddled with his $25 million salary next season. Yes, he acknowledges there are star players who don't want to play alongside...
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