1. Kobe Bryant: 'I've Never Heard' Tony Allen Ask for Help on Defense

    Take a bow, Tony Allen. It's not every day that one of the greatest scorers in league history bestows compliments upon your defensive stylings, but that's exactly what Kobe Bryant ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 24 hours ago 60,162 reads 61 comments

  2. The Immortal Appeal of Kobe Bryant

    Just one month into Kobe Bryant 's 19th campaign, his season has already been more eventful than some men's careers...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 1 day ago 13,319 reads 59 comments

  3. Lakers News: Latest Buzz Surrounding Kobe Bryant, Xavier Henry and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers hold a 3-11 record entering Wednesday's contest against the Memphis Grizzlies ...

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  4. Nick Young: Right Message, Wrong Guy to Fix Los Angeles Lakers

    If Nick Young weren't Nick Young, one of the NBA 's most notoriously trigger-happy chuckers , his comments on Kobe Bryant might make a difference. But Nick Young is Nick Young...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 days ago 7,682 reads 9 comments

  5. Did Kobe Tell Teammates to Get out of the Way Before Last Shot of Regulation?

    When the game is on the line, everyone on the Los Angeles Lakers not named Kobe Bryant might as well just take a seat on the bench, because the Black Mamba is going to be the one taking the shot...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 days ago 410,776 reads 461 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant Poised to Be Least Valuable Scoring Champion in NBA History

    Don't make the mistake of thinking scoring is everything that matters in the NBA . Sure, teams win by putting up more points than the opposition, but determining value on the basis of points per game alone is a recipe for disaster...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 3 days ago 44,657 reads 239 comments

  7. Kobe Bryant Tries to Be Hero, Air-Balls Deep 3 with 6 Seconds Left on Shot Clock

    Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant has dealt with some serious injuries over the past couple of seasons, but his confidence has clearly not taken a hit...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 5 days ago 160,449 reads 333 comments

  8. Most Startling Statistics of Los Angeles Lakers' Season so Far

    One of the most enjoyable exercises of the early season is to look at surprising statistics. The Los Angeles Lakers are chock-full of quirky metrics, both on a team and individual level...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 6 days ago 14,532 reads 27 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant Scoffs at Hometown Discounts as a 'Coup' Against Players

    Kobe Bryant isn't about to pat Dirk Nowitzki on the back. More pointedly, Bryant won't ever placate NBA owners by accepting a hometown discount or below-market contract...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 days ago 70,855 reads 391 comments

  10. Will Kobe Bryant's Last Chapter with Los Angeles Lakers End in Disappointment?

    Now in his 19th NBA season, Kobe Bryant has proved a lot of skeptics wrong by returning from serious injuries and competing at a high level...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 6 days ago 23,830 reads 163 comments

  11. In Nick Young, Kobe Finds Partnership He Failed to Develop with Dwight Howard

    HOUSTON — Even on a night when Kobe Bryant was as nice as could be toward Dwight Howard , the reasons why their partnership didn't flower were prevalent...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 7 days ago 176,028 reads 268 comments

  12. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest on Potential Kobe Bryant, Corey Brewer Deals

    No one is immune to NBA trade rumors. Even the most recognizable faces in basketball find their way onto the rumor mill now and again...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 8 days ago 15,887 reads 5 comments

  13. Kobe Bryant Becomes 4th to Reach 32,000 Career Points

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant scored 28 points in Tuesday's 114-109 win over the Atlanta Hawks to become the fourth player ever with 32,000 or more career points, per NBA on Twitter ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 days ago 2,715 reads 3 comments

  14. Lakers News: Latest on Kobe Bryant's Historical Accomplishment and More

    Stop the presses. The Los Angeles Lakers won a basketball game. The Lakers picked up their second win of the season Tuesday night in a 114-109 victory over the Atlanta Hawks ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 days ago 9,921 reads 31 comments

  15. Los Angeles Lakers Must Develop Identity That Extends Beyond Kobe Bryant

    For nearly two decades now, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers have been synonymous. But as an epic journey hastens toward its inevitable conclusion, a simple reality can ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 8 days ago 3,295 reads 43 comments

  16. Kobe Bryant Passes 32,000 Points Scored in NBA Career

    Kobe Bryant took one step closer to overtaking Michael Jordan on Tuesday against the Atlanta Hawks. The shooting guard notched his 32,000th career point in the fourth quarter ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 days ago 67,535 reads 414 comments

  17. Rules No Longer Apply to Kobe Bryant and Los Angeles Lakers

    Down by 30 points late in the third quarter of an eventual 136-115 loss to the Golden State Warriors , it hits you: Kobe Bryant has no business being in the game...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 9 days ago 23,013 reads 34 comments

  18. Dubious Sports Records Held by Superstars

    Though we often romanticize and idolize our legends of sport, they—perhaps better than anyone—teach us that with true greatness comes frequent failure...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 9 days ago 17,491 reads 10 comments

  19. Kevin Ding: Byron Scott Has Created an 'Unhealthy' Relationship with Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant is playing 35.0 minutes per game for the Los Angeles Lakers , and it's only November. Byron Scott's usage of Bryant has been similar to past head coaches who have ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 9 days ago 18,090 reads 64 comments

  20. Has Kobe Bryant Become Too Obsessed with Passing Michael Jordan in Scoring?

    At this point, it's almost inevitable that Kobe Bryant will pass Michael Jordan for third on the all-time scoring list ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 10 days ago 471,687 reads 335 comments

  21. Byron Scott's Overriding Faith in Kobe Bryant Has Lakers on Brink of Fracture

    LOS ANGELES — After Mike Brown and Mike D'Antoni, the Los Angeles Lakers needed a leader of men. With his poised posture, authoritative calm and championship heritage, Byron Scott undoubtedly has leadership skills...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 10 days ago 88,511 reads 322 comments

  22. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Kobe Bryant and Rajon Rondo

    It’s hard to feel sorry for Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics fans considering the two franchises basically had a monopoly on the Larry O’Brien Trophy for so many years...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 69,797 reads 68 comments

  23. Kobe Bryant Illness: Updates on Lakers Star's Status and Recovery

    Kobe Bryant has been battling an illness but is expected to play Sunday vs. Golden State. Continue for updates. Sunday, Nov. 16 Bryant Expected to Play vs. Warriors Byron Scott updated Kobe Bryant's status prior to Sunday's game vs...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 12 days ago 30,435 reads 233 comments

  24. Beck/Bucher: Imagining the Ideal Kobe Bryant Trade Scenarios

    Kobe Bryant has been and probably always will be a Los Angeles Laker. Currently under a two-year, $48.5 million contract, it would seem implausible to find Bryant wearing another jersey other than purple and gold...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 12 days ago 75,853 reads 312 comments

  25. Kobe Bryant's Worst Shooting Night Ever Brings Lakers' Woes to New Lows

    Earlier this week, the iconic Kobe Bryant surpassed John Havlicek to become the NBA 's all-time leader in missed field-goal attempts. Friday night, he tightened his hold on that record in a big way...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 13 days ago 69,352 reads 326 comments