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New York Knicks: Trading For Kobe Bryant

New York Knicks: Trading For Kobe Bryant By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Knicks Trade: Amar’e Stoudemire Lakers Trade: Kobe Bryant Yes I assure you that I am a professional and that this is my job so please just read the article and then if you would still like to call me some type of name email me at mkelworth@gmail.com, I love hate mail. All I ask is that you...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers star Kobe Bryant could soon be an owner of a soccer team in Italy

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip If Kobe Bryant could play another sport, that would probably be soccer.  He spent a good portion of his childhood.. Lakers star Kobe Bryant could soon be an owner of a soccer team in Italy
Via 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Injury Update: Kobe Bryant to be on minute restriction

NBA superstar Kobe Bryant has logged 18 seasons and made 15 playoff appearances through his storied career with the Los Angeles Lakers. After logging only six games last season before succumbing to injury, Bryant will start the 2014-15 season with restrictions in his playing time. In an interview with the Byron Scott, the Lakers new head coach, Southern California Public Radio...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant linked to potential sale of Italian soccer club

Kobe Bryant has been linked to a group attempting to purchase the Italian soccer team Bologna FC 1909. According to La Gazzetta, attorney Joe Tacopina is trying to put together an ownership team featuring the Lakers All-Star guard, along with Montreal Impact (MLS) owner Joey Saputo. Bologna's largest shareholder, Albano Guaraldi, is reportedly looking to sell the franchise...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Kobe Bryant to invest in soccer team?

Kobe Bryant: Los Angeles Lakers superstar and soon to be soccer team owner? According to Eric Pincus of the L.A. Times (via La Gazzetta) Bryant is being linked to the sale of Italian soccer club Bologna FC 1909. Joe Tacopina, an attorney, is reportedly in the process of putting together an ownership group to purchase Albano Guaraldi’s majority share in the club. The owner of the...
Via Lakerholicz.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kobe Made Smush Parker Get Dressed In Broom Closet

Grantland has gotten their hands on the NBA’s redacted scouting reports, and the Lakers report is a doozy. According to a former Lakers staff member, Kobe Bryant was among other things, a guy who refused to learn his teammates names, and all about himself. The tidbit from the report that is sure to cause conversation in NBA circles, is the report that Bryant disliked Smush Parker...
Via BlackSportsOnline
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kobe Made Smush Parker Get Dressed In Broom Closet

Grantland has gotten their hands on the NBA’s redacted scouting reports, and the Lakers report is a doozy. According to a former Lakers staff member, Kobe Bryant was among other things, a guy who refused to learn his teammates names, and a basketball sociopath. The tidbit from the report that is sure to cause conversation in NBA circles, is the report that Bryant disliked Smush...
Via Thacover2
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Trading Kobe Bryant To The Knicks

Los Angeles Lakers: Trading Kobe Bryant To The Knicks By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Lakers Trade: Kobe Bryant Knicks Trade: Amar’e Stoudemire Dear readers, I would like to tell you that I am coherent and although this trade was thought of at 3:30 in the morning this is a trade that can make the Lakers a contender in 2 seasons… If you would like to call me...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  1 Comment

VIDEO: Byron Scott’s 3 favorite things about Kobe Bryant

Byron Scott has known Kobe Bryant for a long time – 18 years to be exact – so the Lakers’ new head coach definitely has a better feel for the Black Mamba than most head coaches around the league. During a recent interview with Fox Sports Live, Scott was asked to list his 3 favorite things about Bryant. Here’s what Scott said: He’s the most feared competitor in the NBA...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Agent: Klay Thompson is a better two-way guard than Kobe

TweetGolden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson will be entering a contract year in 2014-2015 and if you believe his agent, Thompson is a better player right now than Kobe Bryant. According to agent Bill Duffy, Thompson — fresh off of playing a key role in Team USA’s FIBA gold medal performance — is the best shooting guard in the NBA right now. Duffy is widely known...
Via Los That Sports Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Julius Randle featured on SLAM Magazine cover

PHOTO: Twitter.com/Lakers This is kind of cool. 18 years after Kobe Bryant posed alongside the likes of Steve Nash and Allen Iverson for a legendary SLAM Magazine cover, Lakers rookie Julius Randle is doing exactly the same. If you pick up a copy of SLAM this month, you’ll see Randle, along with 11 other top rookies, on the front cover of the long-running basketball magazine. And...
Via Lakerholicz.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Kobe Bryant’s NBA 2K15 rating leaked?

via 2K Sports Does Kobe Bryant pay attention to his rating in NBA 2K? It’s possible – especially seeing as he was the cover athlete for NBA 2K10 – and if he does, the 36-year-old will likely gain a little extra motivation from his rating in this year’s version of the game. According to a video posted by Javier Gonzalez, Bryant will be an 89 in NBA 2K15, his lowest rating...
Via Lakerholicz.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Klay Thompson’s Agent: Thompson a Better Two-Way Player than Kobe Bryant

Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson is one of the best shooters in the NBA.  His ability to lock up on the defensive end of the court on top of his silky smooth offensive game makes him arguably one of the three best shooting guards in the league. Thompson is fresh off a solid FIBA World Cup performance and is due for a contract extension. In today’s world of overpaying...
Via Standing O Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Jim Buss’ daughters hang out with Harry Styles, One Direction

via The Sun Being the daughters of Lakers owner and executive Jim Buss has some serious perks, such as Kobe Bryant giving you a shout out on Instagram (“I’ve watched them grow from babies to young ladies.”) and having Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss as your uncle and auntie. There are other advantages, too, such as hanging out with British boyband One Direction. During their...
Via Lakerholicz.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant returns to Germany for knee treatment?

PHOTO: L.A. Times You know it’s nearly go time when the Black Mamba flies over to Germany for the “Kobe Treatment,” and that’s exactly what the 36-year-old did this past weekend. Well, that’s what we think he did, anyway. Bryant definitely spent the weekend in Munich – he even posted the photos to prove it – though there’s no official word on whether the five-time...
Via Lakerholicz.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Where Will Their Offense Come From?

Los Angeles Lakers: Where Will Their Offense Come From? By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Kobe Bryant is “100% healthy” and will be ready to go for the Lakers’ October 28th season opener against the Houston Rockets. A healthy Kobe Bryant is still the best shooting guard in the NBA and one of the best players in the league, but surely the Lakers can’t lean on him too...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Back in Germany For Knee Treatment

I know all Los Angeles Lakers fans are hyped for Kobe’s return and it has been reported that he has flown to Germany to visit the famous doctor Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Wohlfahrt in regards to his knee injury. According to Slam Online, Bryant is in great shape and isn’t expected to be in Germany too long. Below is a statement from Kobe’s official website: On Tuesday evening, guests...
Via BlackSportsOnline
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Injury Update: Kobe Bryant to have minute restrictions this upcoming season

The Los Angeles Lakers gave their fans very little to cheer about during their 27-55 season.  Numerous injuries were a major factor in the dismal season, none of which were more significant than those to Kobe Bryant, who missed all but six games because of a fractured knee and torn Achilles in his left leg. Bryant appears to be on track for the preseason opener and looks to contribute...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing new Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott

Among the many dramatic storylines that dominated the NBA offseason was the search for the next head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers. The position was freed up when former coach Mike D’Antoni resigned, having had an abysmal tenure with a franchise-worst 27-55 record in the 2013-14 season and a 67-85 record overall. The position remained vacant throughout the summer, even as the...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe May Take Some Games Off Because He’s Old

New Lakers head coach Byron Scott has said that he will monitor the amount of stress put on Kobe Bryant in training camp and throughout the grind of the 82 game regular season, per Brett Pollakoff of ProBasktballTalk.com. Bryant is coming off of a season in which he only played 6 games before fracturing a bone in his knee. Now you’ve known Kobe Bryant since he was a teenager, since...
Via BlackSportsOnline
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young says that Kobe Bryant is the greatest player of all-time

Over the last couple of years, many folks around the NBA and fans have debated whether or not that Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was a better player that Michael Jordan. Yesterday, Lakers guard Nick Young decided to let everyone know where he stood on his Twitter page by stating that Kobe was better than Jordan: 1: Kobe 2: Mj …..my opinion (and I'm not just saying that...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Young says Kobe Bryant is better than Michael Jordan

Image: Mail.com Hey, Brandon Jennings, one of your fellow NBAers is in your corner! Today, Los Angeles Lakers scorer Nick Young took to his Twitter account and echoed the thoughts of fellow L.A. native Jennings who stated a couple of weeks ago that Kobe Bryant is the GOAT. Well, that’s what it seems like, anyway, as Swaggy P has Bryant ahead of Michael Jordan on his list. Oh...
Via Lakerholicz.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kobe Bryant says he’s not driven by championships and he only has two moves

If Los Angeles Lakers G Kobe Bryant truly does have only two moves, then they must be pretty damn effective.  He’s helped the franchise win five NBA championships, and has cemented his legacy as one of the top five NBA players of all-time. He was recently in China for the unveiling of Nike’s “House of Mamba” LED basketball court, and he sat down for an interview to discuss...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: 4 reasons why Kobe is still the greatest player of our generation

Kobe and Duncan have both won multiple titles in the 21st century, making the argument for best player of the 2000s complex. With Spurs forward Tim Duncan recently capturing his 5th NBA title, a lot of debate has ensued on whether or not he has taken the title of Greatest Player of the 2000′s away from Lakers guard Kobe Bryant. Don’t get me wrong; Duncan is more than qualified...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tracy McGrady Working Out With Kobe Bryant, Eyeing NBA Comeback

Tracy McGrady gave baseball a chance, and now he’s thinking about a return to basketball. Yahoo! Sports reported Tuesday night that the former NBA All-Star has recently been working out with Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant. According to McGrady, he’s toying with a potential comeback to the NBA. “Yes, I was working out with K.B. to get in shape and see how my body feels...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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