1. Showtime Set to Profile Lakers Star Kobe Bryant in Documentary This Fall

    Before the final curtain falls on Kobe Bryant 's basketball career, fans will get a rare treat in the form of a Showtime documentary called Kobe Bryant's Muse profiling one of the greatest Lakers to don purple and gold...

    Gabe Zaldivar Written by Gabe Zaldivar about 2 days ago 20,775 reads 59 comments

  2. Report: Kobe Bryant Goes to France as Los Angeles Lakers Finish Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers will conclude a campaign to forget on Wednesday night when they take on the San Antonio Spurs in the regular-season finale...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 3 days ago 5,912 reads 41 comments

  3. Kobe Bryant Calls This Season 'S--t,' Says Next Year Will Be 'Epic'

    Kobe Bryant , blunt as ever, is ready to move on. The Los Angeles Lakers will not participate in the postseason for just the third time in three decades, Bryant logged ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 days ago 91,672 reads 469 comments

  4. Los Angeles Lakers' Offseason Will Define Kobe Bryant's Final Chapter

    Years from now, long after Kobe Bryant has scored his final points and hung up his Los Angeles Lakers jersey for good, this summer will be looked at as the offseason that salvaged ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 days ago 9,709 reads 50 comments

  5. Kobe Bryant's Leadership Must Become More Mentor Than Master

    Kobe Bryant knows time is not on his side. But, while he yearns for that sixth championship, Bryant must also realize it's not going to happen right away...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 7 days ago 1,525 reads 3 comments

  6. Ideas for 'Kobe Inc.' After Bryant Retires from LA Lakers

    Kobe Bryant told Forbes ' Kurt Badenhausen that the goal of Kobe Inc. "is to own and grow brands and ideas that challenge and redefine the sports industry while inspiring the world...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 9 days ago 2,345 reads 2 comments

  7. Why Mitch Kupchak's Extension Is Good News for Los Angeles Lakers' Future

    The Los Angeles Lakers are somewhere between rebuilding and epic uncertainty, but the one sure thing going forward is that there's only one man in position to turn this thing around...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 10 days ago 1,832 reads 2 comments

  8. GM Mitch Kupchak: Lakers Won't Consult Kobe Bryant on Mike D'Antoni's Future

    Kobe Bryant 's influence over the Los Angeles Lakers ' future is waning. There have been different signs that Bryant's power is slowly and surely being marginalized in Los Angeles, ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 10 days ago 25,301 reads 210 comments

  9. Should Lakers Recruit Derek Fisher for Front-Office Position?

    With Derek Fisher’s long and successful playing career drawing to a close, he’ll naturally be looking toward new opportunities. The Los Angeles Lakers would be wise to consider luring him back for a front-office position...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 14 days ago 11,339 reads 39 comments

  10. What Kind of Player Will Kobe Bryant Be Next Season?

    It would have been laughable if it wasn’t so tragic— Kobe Bryant coming back from a devastating injury that nearly ended his career and being pressed into running the point by Mike D’Antoni...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 16 days ago 8,029 reads 10 comments

  11. Cheer Up LA Lakers Fans, Your Team Is Usually Awesome

    Somewhere, there is an 11-month-old fan of the Los Angeles Lakers who has never seen his favorite team make the NBA playoffs...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 16 days ago 14,435 reads 50 comments

  12. How Will Lean LA Lakers Years Affect Kobe Bryant's Legacy?

    Kobe Bryant ’s legacy - including whether he'll be remembered as the greatest player in the storied history of the Los Angeles Lakers - could take an interesting turn during the franchise's upcoming rebuild...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 17 days ago 1,934 reads 1 comments

  13. LA Lakers Will Not Increase Ticket Prices Next Season

    LOS ANGELES — It's not easy being a Los Angeles Lakers fan these days, but here’s a small measure of relief: The Lakers are not increasing ticket prices next season...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 19 days ago 10,913 reads 22 comments

  14. Is Steve Nash's Contract Key to LA Lakers Landing Another Star?

    The Los Angeles Lakers roster may look radically different next season, but there will be at least one constant in addition to franchise face Kobe Bryant ...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 19 days ago 13,150 reads 45 comments

  15. Pros and Cons of Lakers Re-Signing Pau Gasol

    The question of whether to re-sign Los Angeles Lakers free agent Pau Gasol has been debated all season long, and it will continue to be, until he actually makes his mark on the dotted line somewhere else...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 21 days ago 12,123 reads 69 comments

  16. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Expresses Doubt Kobe Bryant Can Break Scoring Record

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar isn't worried about his scoring record, but he is concerned about the health of hobbled Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 23 days ago 10,967 reads 33 comments

  17. Kobe Bryant: 'I Don't Have That Obsession to Be a Great Coach'

    Kobe Bryant is thinking about the future. Though the Los Angeles Lakers franchise cornerstone signed a two-year extension in November that will keep him playing through ...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 24 days ago 20,010 reads 62 comments

  18. Will Kobe Bryant Help or Hinder Los Angeles Lakers Rebuild Through Free Agency?

    Kobe Bryant finds himself in unfamiliar territory with the Los Angeles Lakers , injured and aging, desperately trying to win another championship that's predicated on the performances of players the team doesn't yet have...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 24 days ago 4,273 reads 36 comments

  19. Los Angeles Lakers TV Ratings Down Almost 50 Percent from Last Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' place in the standings isn't the only thing to take a massive hit in Kobe Bryant 's absence...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 24 days ago 4,284 reads 38 comments

  20. Despite Injury, Kobe Bryant's Contract Still Makes More Sense Than You'd Think

    Kobe Bryant ’s bloated contract with the Los Angeles Lakers seems like a mistake now that he’s been declared out for the season , and his body seems too broken for him to play through much of the next two, either...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 24 days ago 4,846 reads 10 comments

  21. Can Los Angeles Lakers Rebuild Fast Enough to Extend Kobe Bryant's Title Window?

    Six. That's still the number Kobe Bryant cares about most. Not five, the number of NBA championships he already has, but six, the number he wants, the number the Los Angeles Lakers want to give him...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 25 days ago 10,364 reads 132 comments

  22. Steve Nash 'Wouldn't Disagree' Kobe Bryant and Mike D'Antoni Don't Work Together

    Allow Steve Nash to show you the door, Mr. Mike D'Antoni . Magic Mike has long seemed like a soon-to-be-unemployed coach walking, what with the Los Angeles Lakers chasing the ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 25 days ago 19,318 reads 35 comments

  23. Kobe Bryant Says Shaquille O'Neal's Laziness Drove Him 'Crazy'

    It's a good thing Kobe Bryant 's post-playing career interests are in the entrepreneurial arena—he'd never make it as a personal trainer...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 25 days ago 191,742 reads 621 comments

  24. Kobe Bryant Is Betting on a Justin Bieber Career Implosion

    Kobe Bryant knows a thing or two about being a teenage star, and the recent legal trouble for Justin Bieber hasn't gotten past the 35-year-old NBA superstar...

    Ken Chin Written by Ken Chin about 25 days ago 84,442 reads 84 comments

  25. Kobe Bryant Is Cautionary Tale for Carmelo Anthony

    If you were to guess which of today’s NBA players grew up with Kobe Bryant ’s poster on his wall, Carmelo Anthony would probably be a good candidate...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 26 days ago 10,395 reads 12 comments