1. Image: Kobe Featured on Cover of Sports Illustrated

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  2. Kobe Bryant Takes over High School Game in 1995 Footage

    Kobe Bryant has been taking over basketball games and breaking his opponents' hearts since 1995. In this footage from his junior year at Lower Merion High School, a young Kobe showed his unbreakable will to win...

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  3. Strange Taiwanese Sculpture of Kobe Bryant Features Snake Biting His Achilles

    Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant has quite a fanbase in Asia, but this sculpture is still a little weird...

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  4. Reasonable Expectations for Kobe Bryant in 2014-15

    Kobe Bryant is into defiance. He has scoffed at aging trends, signed contracts many believed to be undeserved and fought through injuries that typically shelve NBA players for good...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 70,224 reads 231 comments

  5. Will Kobe Bryant's Return Make Lakers Western Conference Dark Horse?

    In December of 2013, Kobe Bryant 's left knee suffered a fracture to the lateral tibial plateau, dealing a further blow to a superstar who missed the first 19 games of the season while recovering from a torn Achilles...

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  6. Lakers News: Latest on Byron Scott's Expectations and Kobe Bryant

    The once-proud Los Angeles Lakers turned in a disappointing 27-55 campaign in 2013-14 and certainly have their work cut out for them if they hope to make the playoffs in the loaded Western Conference this season...

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  7. How Can the Los Angeles Lakers Best Use Their Frontcourt Depth in 2014?

    Following their worst season in franchise history, the Los Angeles Lakers went all in this summer with multiple signings of big men they hope will shore up what can only be described as a Swiss cheese defense...

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  8. Los Angeles Lakers Must Leave Past Behind to Truly Move Forward

    The past is a great place to linger when the present doesn't have much to offer, as is the case now with the Los Angeles Lakers . But if L.A...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 18,514 reads 75 comments

  9. Byron Scott Hire Shows Los Angeles Lakers Are Still All About Kobe Bryant

    More important than the four-year commitment the Los Angeles Lakers made to Byron Scott is the short-term vow it reinforces: Everything is about Kobe Bryant . Time has changed the Lakers in a variety of ways...

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  10. YouTuber Returns with Kobe Bryant vs. Michael Jordan Identical Plays Comparison

    The debate over Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan isn't likely to be settled any time soon. Kobe has admitted, via his own Twitter account, that some of his game is modeled after ...

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  11. L.A. Lakers Missed out on a Potential Star by Not Signing Lance Stephenson

    After making a convincing yet failed push for Carmelo Anthony, it appears the Los Angeles Lakers’ premier free-agent pickups will be Nick Young, Carlos Boozer and Jordan Hill after offering them a combined $42...

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  12. Breaking Down the Los Angeles Lakers' Point Guard Position

    Preseason discussion about a lack of leadership at the point guard position is nothing new for the Los Angeles Lakers ...

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  13. Byron Scott Hire Puts Major Pressure on Kobe Bryant to Thrive Next Season

    Once the Los Angeles Lakers hired Byron Scott, Kobe Bryant 's self-made and pundit-produced burdens became that much heavier. Pressure is unavoidable for the Black Mamba because of who he is and what's expected of him...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 9,759 reads 34 comments

  14. Will the Los Angeles Lakers Be Better Than Expected Next Season?

    Looking at the Los Angeles Lakers ' offseason, their intentions are clear: preserve money, grind out 2014-15 and entrust future standing to free agency. Figuring out what such cap conservation means for 2014-15 itself is less explicit...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 4,504 reads 15 comments

  15. Why Byron Scott Won't Help the Lakers Win This Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers aren't built to heed Byron Scott's first demand as head coach. Scott told ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne on Monday that his players "better be ready to play some defense...

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  16. Reunion Between Kobe Bryant, Byron Scott May Be Exactly What Both Men Need

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Every one of their relationships started out promisingly enough, respectfully enough. Del Harris, Phil Jackson, Rudy Tomjanovich, Mike Brown, Mike D'Antoni...

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  17. What Should Los Angeles Lakers Fans Expect from Byron Scott?

    Twiddle your thumbs no more: The Los Angeles Lakers have hired Byron Scott to be their next head coach. ESPN...

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  18. 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...

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  19. 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 1 month ago 21,066 reads 98 comments

  20. 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...

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  21. 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...

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  22. 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 2 months ago 25,783 reads 125 comments

  23. 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...

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  24. 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...

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  25. 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...

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