1. Kobe Bryant Launching Los Angeles Lakers Farewell Tour in Historical Fashion

    The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t winning many games these days, but reigning superstar Kobe Bryant seems intent on going out in style—defying Father Time, breaking records and leaving it all on the floor every night...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 10 days ago 17,318 reads 47 comments

  2. How Much Blame Does Kobe Bryant Deserve for Los Angeles Lakers' Pathetic Start?

    It's easy to pin this on Kobe Bryant . Watching this Los Angeles Lakers team—its league-worst defense , its players standing around dejectedly on offense watching a 36-year-old ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 11 days ago 30,993 reads 234 comments

  3. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston Celtics: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    The Boston Celtics defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, 113-96, Friday night behind a career-high 24 points (10-of-11 shooting) and season-high 14 rebounds from Tyler Zeller...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 13 days ago 9,597 reads 90 comments

  4. Lakers Rumors: Rajon Rondo Speculation Intriguing, Premature

    The Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics play each other Friday, but a game between the NBA ’s two most successful franchises is far from the only news surrounding each team...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 13 days ago 2,253 reads 0 comments

  5. Lakers, Celtics Find Paths Connected Again in Fight to Recapture Glory Days

    If you had a time machine and were to choose any moment to drop in on the Celtics-Lakers rivalry, it'd have to be in the 1960s or '80s, when larger-than-life championship showdowns between the teams were the norm...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 13 days ago 24,705 reads 115 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant and Rajon Rondo Eat Breakfast Together in Boston

    Who knew a little bacon and eggs could dissolve one of the NBA ’s longest standing rivalries? ESPN’s Baxter Holmes spotted Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant sharing ...

    Jesse Pantuosco Written by Jesse Pantuosco about 14 days ago 189,045 reads 285 comments

  7. Who Has Had the More Successful Return: Derrick Rose or Kobe Bryant?

    Derrick Rose and Kobe Bryant are not united by age or roles or even team circumstances. By most measurements, they're vastly different—two different players from two separate eras traveling divergent paths...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 15 days ago 34,099 reads 149 comments

  8. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Washington Wizards: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    The Washington Wizards defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, 111-95, Wednesday night behind 27 points and seven assists from Bradley Beal. The Wizards (12-5) have now won four straight games against the Lakers (5-14) while L...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 15 days ago 6,345 reads 29 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant: What It Means to Me to Pass Michael Jordan on NBA's Scoring List

    All the reasons that others have to diminish this, an upcoming accomplishment that most definitely resonates with Kobe Bryant , are the very reasons he cherishes it...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 15 days ago 484,223 reads 628 comments

  10. Los Angeles Lakers in Danger of Repeating History with Kobe Bryant

    At age 36, Kobe Bryant is averaging 36 minutes per game and shouldering a heavy burden for a team with a 5-13 record. Sometimes the end seems to justify the means, such as an overtime win against the Toronto Raptors , 129-122 on Nov...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 15 days ago 18,513 reads 30 comments

  11. Kobe Bryant Becomes Oldest Player with 30 Points in a Triple-Double

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant became the oldest player in NBA history to score 30 points in a triple-double when he dropped 31 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds on the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 17 days ago 2,367 reads 4 comments

  12. Kobe Bryant Shakes off Contact, Crosses over Terrence Ross to Sink Jumper

    Kobe Bryant didn't get a call from the referee at a crucial moment in Sunday's game against the Toronto Raptors, so he took matters into his own hands...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 17 days ago 162,557 reads 46 comments

  13. Relive the Best of Kobe Bryant's Historic Triple-Double

    Kobe Bryant messed around with the best team in the East and got a triple-double against the Toronto Raptors , totaling 31 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 17 days ago 8,561 reads 26 comments

  14. Jeremy Lin Learning Valuable Lesson from Kobe Bryant About NBA Survival

    Jeremy Lin has had both good and not-so-good games during his first month with the Los Angeles Lakers . And, with encouragement and tough love from Kobe Bryant , the 26-year-old point guard is learning about survival in the NBA ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 17 days ago 45,992 reads 130 comments

  15. Kobe Bryant 1st Player in NBA History with 30,000 Points and 6,000 Assists

    Kobe Bryant never passes. Few NBA tropes are more tried and true and yet so tired—or have been since the late Bill Clinton Administration—than this one...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 18 days ago 72,816 reads 389 comments

  16. Toronto Raptors vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Behind Kobe Bryant 's 20th-career triple-double, the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a four-game losing streak and defeated the Toronto Raptors, 129-122, in overtime Sunday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 18 days ago 17,146 reads 307 comments

  17. 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 22 days ago 74,758 reads 66 comments

  18. 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 22 days ago 37,080 reads 168 comments

  19. 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 ...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 22 days ago 833 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 23 days ago 8,632 reads 9 comments

  21. 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 24 days ago 418,926 reads 463 comments

  22. 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 24 days ago 49,893 reads 248 comments

  23. 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 26 days ago 161,948 reads 333 comments

  24. 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 27 days ago 15,154 reads 27 comments

  25. 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 27 days ago 71,178 reads 388 comments