1. How a Kobe Bryant and Jeremy Lin Backcourt Can Work for LA Lakers

    With nagging nerve issues plaguing both Steve Nash's productivity and activity, it's been a long time since the Los Angeles Lakers had a backcourt as skilled as the newly formed Kobe Bryant -Jeremy Lin tandem...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 hours ago 5,650 reads 24 comments

  2. Why Winning Over Kobe Bryant Is Los Angeles Lakers' Biggest Offseason Victory

    Offseason victories come in all forms, and the Los Angeles Lakers , firmly fixed to a finespun rebuild, won theirs by not losing Kobe Bryant . Viewed pessimistically, the Lakers' offseason can be seen as discouraging...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 days ago 19,500 reads 98 comments

  3. Ed Davis: Kobe Bryant Is 'A Legend, and I Can't Wait to Learn from Him'

    A happy Kobe Bryant makes life better for all Los Angeles Lakers players. Fortunately for Ed Davis, he's already realizing this, even if he's only been a member of the storied organization for a matter of days...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 days ago 24,742 reads 152 comments

  4. Can Kobe Bryant and Jeremy Lin Coexist in Los Angeles Lakers' Backcourt?

    Jeremy Lin and Kobe Bryant might just be the Western Conference's starting backcourt for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, but the Los Angeles Lakers are looking for something more than champions of popularity...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 days ago 37,603 reads 131 comments

  5. Why Lakers Fans Should Cherish Kobe Bryant's 2014-15 Campaign

    Enjoy the next chapter of Kobe Bryant 's career, Los Angeles Lakers fans, because, for one last time, it's going to feel familiar. Injuries have polluted what figured to be an age-abolishing twilight not two years ago...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 days ago 24,122 reads 126 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant Smashes Home Run in Richard Sherman's Celebrity Softball Game

    Kobe Bryant has yet to make his NBA return after missing most of last season, but the Los Angeles Lakers great looks to be ready for competition if his softball prowess is any indication...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 5 days ago 255,050 reads 99 comments

  7. Kobe Bryant Admits to Being 'Afraid' of What Life Will Be Like After Basketball

    Kobe Bryant may have signed a two-year contract extension worth $48.5 million with the Los Angeles Lakers last November, but you better believe he's already thinking about what life will be like once he retires...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 days ago 155,836 reads 178 comments

  8. Kobe Bryant to Be Featured in Showtime Documentary Released This Fall

    Believe it or not, there will be a time when Kobe Bryant is forced to do something else besides play basketball for the Los Angeles Lakers. Fans may soon get a peak at what that life without hoops would look like for the superstar...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 days ago 19,562 reads 30 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant Says He's '100 Percent' Happy with Lakers' Efforts to Improve Roster

    Ever since the Los Angeles Lakers chose Kobe Bryant over Shaquille O'Neal back in 2004, the organization has has had no problem pandering to its star...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 7 days ago 68,334 reads 382 comments

  10. Is Kobe Bryant's Contract Helping or Hurting the Los Angeles Lakers' Future?

    If you needed another indication that Kobe Bryant and his $48.5 million contract affect everything about the Los Angeles Lakers , all you have to do is consult the team's most recent transaction: a post-amnesty signing of Carlos Boozer...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 8 days ago 34,370 reads 198 comments

  11. Will Kobe Bryant Eventually Choose Another Title Shot Over Loyalty to Lakers?

    The general conversation in the NBA right now is how a superstar grew old and wise enough to understand that a homemade fire feels good deep inside — and the invigorating joy of touching that fresh, gold trophy made by Tiffany & Co...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 11 days ago 245,791 reads 260 comments

  12. Lakers Miss Chance to Keep Momentum Toward Future in Trading Pau Gasol

    Now it feels like the end of an era. After so many exit doors being propped open without Pau Gasol actually stepping through to depart the Los Angeles Lakers , the sweet-hearted soul tough enough to win two NBA titles is finally gone...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 13 days ago 146,194 reads 450 comments

  13. Why the NBA Would Love One More Round of Greatness from Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant gives the Los Angeles Lakers , the NBA and its fans an entertainment brand that we need to cherish as the clock on his career closes in on midnight...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 14 days ago 47,933 reads 281 comments

  14. Realistic Expectations for Julius Randle's Rookie Season With LA Lakers

    Julius Randle has something to prove. Fortunately for the Los Angeles Lakers , the 6’9”, 250-pound power forward drafted seventh overall in last month’s NBA draft gets to prove the critics wrong while wearing purple and gold...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 14 days ago 32,542 reads 108 comments

  15. Snoop Dogg Trolls LeBron James' Return to Cleveland with Kobe Bryant Meme

    Snoop Dogg can’t stand a disloyal pro. The rapper posted an image (originally crafted by @DrewKiddMusic ) to his Instagram account Friday after LeBron James announced his decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 14 days ago 539,818 reads 501 comments

  16. Lakers News: Kobe Bryant on Carmelo Anthony, Summer League Preview and More

    Everyone around the NBA is playing the waiting game with LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony , but the summer is still rolling along without them making a commitment...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 15 days ago 8,173 reads 0 comments

  17. LeBron Drama Offers Lakers Chance to Appreciate Value of Kobe's Expensive Stay

    LOS ANGELES — If Carmelo Anthony has come around to accept his richest offer from the New York Knicks —and the very real wisdom being offered by two guys Kobe Bryant ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 15 days ago 123,341 reads 398 comments

  18. Who Should We Blame for LA Lakers' Underwhelming Offseason So Far?

    The Los Angeles Lakers haven’t done much to upgrade the team this offseason, and we can only point the finger in one direction to determine the source of L.A.’s slow free-agency dance...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 16 days ago 13,839 reads 50 comments

  19. Kobe Bryant Talks Carmelo Anthony, Byron Scott, More During Kobe Academy Presser

    Prior to his youth summer basketball camp at UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday, Kobe Bryant took time out to answer questions from the media, addressing everything from Carmelo Anthony to his physical fitness...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 16 days ago 134,312 reads 471 comments

  20. Lakers Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Carmelo Anthony, Pau Gasol and More

    The 2014 offseason could go a number of different directions for the Los Angeles Lakers . For one, the storied franchise could land some of the game’s best players and immediately be seen as a title contender in the loaded Western Conference...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 16 days ago 13,745 reads 5 comments

  21. Pairing of Kobe, Melo Offers Chance to Reinvent Themselves in Unforeseen Ways

    LOS ANGELES — Let's run through a few of the things you could rightly say about Carmelo Anthony if he decides to make a free-agent move to the Los Angeles Lakers . He still wants to be about as rich as possible...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 18 days ago 113,096 reads 374 comments

  22. What If No Free-Agent Superstars Sign with Lakers?

    The Fourth of July weekend was rife with speculation about the Los Angeles Lakers ’ hopes to sign free-agent superstars...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 19 days ago 11,016 reads 35 comments

  23. How Can the Los Angeles Lakers Maximize Kobe with or Without Carmelo?

    It’s exciting to be a Los Angeles Lakers fan again. After a season to forget, there’s reason for optimism...

    Justin Bedi Written by Justin Bedi about 20 days ago 2,544 reads 2 comments

  24. Lakers Offering Carmelo Anthony Max Contract All About Kobe Bryant

    Keeping Kobe Bryant happy isn't a part-time job. Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak would never admit it, but his aggressive pursuit of Carmelo Anthony presumably ...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 20 days ago 125,916 reads 209 comments

  25. Would Carmelo Anthony, Pau Gasol Pairing Extend Kobe Bryant's Title Window?

    All roads to Kobe Bryant 's sixth NBA championship lead through someone other than the Black Mamba himself...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 24 days ago 21,351 reads 180 comments