1. Kobe Bryant Receives His Lowest 'NBA 2K' Player Rating Yet

    Among Kobe Bryant 's career milestones is having appeared in every NBA 2K game to date. But in the upcoming NBA 2K16 edition, the Black Mamba's player rating of 85 is his lowest yet...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 3 hours ago 97,600 reads 83 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal Comment on Lakers, Relationship, Regrets

    The blood feud between Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant has long been buried, but the two have managed to avoid a one-on-one sit-down in which they publicly discussed what went wrong in Los Angeles —until now ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 days ago 345,233 reads 293 comments

  3. Kobe Bryant Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

    Kobe Bryant 's recovery from rotator cuff surgery in January appears to be going according to plan after the Los Angeles Lakers star returned to a basketball court Saturday. Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 days ago 142,901 reads 234 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant Surprises Taylor Swift with Banner at Staples Center

    Who knew Kobe Bryant was such a big Taylor Swift fan? Well, he does respect greatness, and regardless of your opinion of her, T. Swift does represent musical greatness...

    Drew Corrigan Written by Drew Corrigan about 7 days ago 196,005 reads 183 comments

  5. How the NBA Has Changed Around Kobe Bryant—And How Kobe Hasn't

    Kobe Bryant has been the unmoving eye of the NBA hurricane for 19 seasons—its stubborn, static center orbited violently by a maelstrom of change...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 10 days ago 146,927 reads 231 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant's Future with 2016 Rio Olympics Team Discussed by Jerry Colangelo

    As preparations continue for the 2016 United States Olympic basketball team, USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo says Kobe Bryant may want his final act to come with a gold medal in Rio next summer...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 15 days ago 53,985 reads 206 comments

  7. Lakers Rookie D'Angelo Russell Calls Kobe Bryant 'His Michael Jordan'

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie D'Angelo Russell was born in 1996 — or in other terms, the start of the Chicago Bulls' second title run...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 19 days ago 83,046 reads 406 comments

  8. Brandon Bass Knows How to Impress the Mamba: 'Arguably the Best'

    Despite diminished skills and advancing age, Kobe Bryant remains the most important figure in the Los Angeles Lakers organization. And Brandon Bass knows it...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 22 days ago 64,495 reads 176 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant Discusses NBA Future, Lakers' Free Agency and More with Yahoo Sports

    Kobe Bryant 's future with the Los Angeles Lakers and in the NBA has been a source of speculation this offseason. The future Hall of Famer addressed his potential retirement and the state of the Lakers in an interview Tuesday with Marc J...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 25 days ago 80,861 reads 337 comments

  10. Basketball Impersonator Brandon Armstrong Imitates Kobe Bryant in Latest Edition

    Brandon Armstrong, former D-League player and masterful NBA impersonator, is back at it again. This time, he really outdid himself with his take on Kobe Bryant ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 26 days ago 272,686 reads 366 comments

  11. Kobe Bryant Welcomed Like a Demigod in China Once Again

    Kobe Bryant is on his annual Nike #branding tour in China this week, making public appearances and drawing the usual One Direction-ish crush of fans along the way...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 26 days ago 114,803 reads 414 comments

  12. Best Viral Sports Memes of 2015 (So Far)

    Let’s face it—midsummer is not the most eventful time on the sports calendar. Football, basketball and hockey are all in offseason mode...

    Nick Selbe Written by Nick Selbe about 1 month ago 50,949 reads 11 comments

  13. Teams, Fans Want Stars to Take Less, but It's Clear Sacrifice Guarantees Nothing

    In the three cases of basketball legends in financial court, two verdicts are already in. Kobe Bryant took the massive money he was offered in 2013…and despite much public ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 106,888 reads 182 comments

  14. Los Angeles Lakers Must Add Small Forward Depth Before Next Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers turned over much of their roster this offseason, constructing a new roster on the fly...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 1 month ago 12,810 reads 8 comments