1. Bucher on Kobe's Final Season: 'We Will Never Again See Anything Like Him'

    Kobe Bryant has hinted to Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak that the 2015-16 season will be the Black Mamba's last, according to a SiriusXM NBA Radio interview with Kupchak (h/t Baxter Holmes of ESPN...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 months ago 76,434 reads 456 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Star's Future with Lakers

    The future of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is up in the air as he continues to rehab a shoulder injury ahead of the final season under his current contract with the organization...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 159,515 reads 663 comments

  3. Los Angeles Lakers Must Go All Out to Make NBA Playoffs Next Season

    There are certain accepted norms in sports, and one is that the Los Angeles Lakers are almost always a prominent part of the playoffs...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 2 months ago 34,177 reads 145 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant's Final Task with Lakers Is to Unlock Julius Randle's Potential

    This coming season will offer a symbolic beginning and end for the Los Angeles Lakers . Kobe Bryant will enter his 20th and likely final year in the league, while Julius Randle ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 3 months ago 26,850 reads 95 comments

  5. Kobe Unveils 'Vino' Watch

    Kobe Bryant is adding a Big Bang "Vino" watch to his legacy. I spoke with him in Northern California this week; watch the video to see the inspirations for the design of his new Hublot watch...

    Lance Fresh Written by Lance Fresh about 3 months ago 47,514 reads 57 comments

  6. Despite Kobe's Support of Rajon Rondo, Lakers Uncertain About Mercurial Star

    LOS ANGELES — If you've arrived at the completely logical party, hosted by the estimable Dallas Mavericks head coach Rick Carlisle, that Rajon Rondo shall not be welcome ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 3 months ago 158,340 reads 335 comments

  7. Pros and Cons of Los Angeles Lakers Pursuing Rajon Rondo During 2015 Free Agency

    Are the Los Angeles Lakers really serious about pursuing Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo this summer when he becomes an unrestricted free agent? And if they are, ...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 3 months ago 43,967 reads 301 comments

  8. Jeremy Lin, Lakers Learn About Themselves and Each Other Amid Lost Season

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — We want things to happen immediately. Rarely do they. Given his resume, Jeremy Lin is unabashed about his belief in fateful twists and miraculously fast turns...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 months ago 157,298 reads 215 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant Blasts Media for Calling Shaq Lazy, Has Also Called Shaq Lazy

    Kobe Bryant is a self-fashioned media ombudsman. No other player in the league can be counted upon quite like Bryant to call out the fourth estate when it stumbles into hypocrisy ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 4 months ago 142,642 reads 308 comments

  10. Is Magic Johnson's Dream to Own the Los Angeles Lakers Fueling Rift with Team?

    LOS ANGELES — In some sort of utopian world whereby the most deserving person was anointed to succeed Jerry Buss as Los Angeles Lakers owner, Magic Johnson would've been the one and only...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 months ago 68,968 reads 167 comments

  11. Dwight Howard: 'I Didn't Have an Issue Back Then How Kobe Was'

    Dwight Howard wants you to know that he and Kobe Bryant are cool. As in they aren't sworn enemies who will spend the rest of their NBA careers trying to ruin one another...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 32,916 reads 212 comments

  12. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, March 26, 2015

    Fact: Kobe Bryant still leads the Lakers in field-goal attempts this season (713) despite playing only 35 games...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 4 months ago 19,815 reads 57 comments

  13. Like Heroes of Recent Past, Lakers Coming to Terms with Tough, New Realities

    LOS ANGELES — They stayed in their separate corners throughout the second half. Kobe Bryant sat near the end of the Los Angeles Lakers bench, Derek Fisher mostly stood ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 5 months ago 46,640 reads 123 comments

  14. Kobe Bryant's Muse: Preview and TV Schedule for Showtime Documentary

    Although a torn rotator cuff is currently keeping Kobe Bryant off a basketball court, the Los Angeles Lakers star hasn't shied away from the spotlight, with another revealing interview about Bryant to air Saturday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 13,019 reads 40 comments

  15. A Season Lost, Julius Randle Readies His Mind and Body to Lead Lakers from Abyss

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The body failed him in dramatic fashion for all the world to see. It has led to the mind, under no spotlight and with no celebrity, becoming stronger...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 5 months ago 93,963 reads 196 comments

  16. Kobe Bryant Reveals Rarely Seen Sense of Vulnerability in New Documentary

    LOS ANGELES — For someone who loves movies as much as he does, and considering he wraps up his new Showtime documentary with the words that feeling like a failure is to him ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 5 months ago 80,972 reads 79 comments

  17. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers Walking into the Unknown Together

    Kobe Bryant will return to action next season at age 37 after rehabbing from surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 5 months ago 4,998 reads 27 comments

  18. Kobe Bryant Appears on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!': Top Moments and Tweets

    Kobe Bryant 's media onslaught continued as the Los Angeles Lakers star stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Monday night...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 302,402 reads 428 comments

  19. What Position Should Los Angeles Lakers Target in 2015 NBA Draft?

    The Los Angeles Lakers have traditionally built championship teams around two or three significantly superior athletes, filling in with strong role players and a solid bench...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 5 months ago 27,135 reads 194 comments

  20. Lakers News: Analyzing Lineup Changes and Roster Health After NBA Trade Deadline

    To those faithful to the Los Angeles Lakers : Rest easy. The team whiffed on Goran Dragic and other high-profile free agents during Thursday's rush to the trade deadline. To salt the wound, it was one of the most active in recent memory...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 5 months ago 1,546 reads 0 comments

  21. Lakers' Need to Prepare for Future Robs Them of Chance to Gain Big Piece of It

    LOS ANGELES — Any Lakers fan who wanted the club to acquire Goran Dragic at Thursday's NBA trade deadline doesn't get it...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 5 months ago 64,245 reads 174 comments

  22. Is Kobe Bryant Right to Call Lockout a Conspiracy Against the Lakers?

    Kobe Bryant might be off the court for the rest of the Lakers season, but he isn't out of the headlines...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 months ago 9,030 reads 37 comments

  23. Kobe Bryant Says He Doesn't Have Any Real Friends in GQ Magazine Interview

    GQ magazine published a piece by Chuck Klosterman on Tuesday centering on Kobe Bryant and his transition from petulant teenager to double-lightsaber-wielding Sith Lord...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 5 months ago 283,671 reads 242 comments

  24. Lakers News: Analyzing Kobe Bryant's Plans, Jeremy Lin's Situation and More

    To those faithful to the Los Angeles Lakers : This is what rock bottom feels like. Enjoy it. This builds character, and nobody from here on out can cry "bandwagon." Besides, it only gets better from here...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 5 months ago 2,288 reads 0 comments

  25. Kobe Bryant The Interview: Key Takeaways, Comments from NBA TV Special

    Nobody's seen Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant on an NBA court since a Jan. 21 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans. On Monday night, basketball fans were offered a different look at the 17-time All-Star in a revealing interview aired on NBA TV...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 65,824 reads 226 comments