1. Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach Byron Scott Rips Team's Defensive Effort

    The Los Angeles Lakers haven't stopped anyone this season, and head coach Byron Scott has seen enough. Per Baxter Holmes of ESPNLosAngeles.com , Scott unloaded on his team after an ugly 109-102 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Nov...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 12 days ago 7,126 reads 40 comments

  2. The Bread-and-Butter Plays for Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant 's supreme confidence has always been both his greatest asset and most glaring weakness. A confident Bryant intimidates opponents, wills his teammates to greater heights and dominates the fourth quarter...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 13 days ago 4,779 reads 21 comments

  3. Clock Is Ticking for LA Lakers to Find Kobe Bryant's Superstar Successor

    Kobe Bryant 's competitive fire will never burn out, but we're nearing the day when he'll have to pass the torch to the next keeper of the flame for the Los Angeles Lakers . It may not seem like Bryant is approaching the end of his career...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 13 days ago 16,271 reads 89 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant Says Anthony Davis Could Be One of Greatest Power Forwards Ever

    Tim Duncan. Karl Malone. Charles Barkley. Dirk Nowitzki . Anthony Davis? According to Kobe Bryant , the 21-year-old phenom is on track to be grouped among that esteemed crop of power forwards when his career comes to a close...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 14 days ago 47,144 reads 92 comments

  5. Kobe Bryant Breaks All-Time NBA Record for Most Missed Field Goals

    Kobe Bryant comes away from Tuesday night's 107-102 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies with a distinction that only seems fitting at the outset of the Los Angeles Lakers ' now 1-6 season...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 14 days ago 203,649 reads 595 comments

  6. In Leanest of Lakers Times, Kobe Bryant Finds Meaning in Process, Not Results

    LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant won, but he wasn't too happy about it. It was evident in the matter-of-fact way he walked off the Staples Center court Sunday night amid gold ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 15 days ago 38,873 reads 144 comments

  7. Knicks Rumors: Trading for Kobe Bryant Would Set Back New York's Future

    Only in the Big Apple would a retooling franchise get linked to a 36-year-old with a massive contract. The New York Knicks acquiring Kobe Bryant is highly improbable, but the ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 15 days ago 11,561 reads 33 comments

  8. Kobe Bryant Doesn't See Additional Contracts or Teams in His Future

    All professional sports careers have an expiration date, and Los Angeles Lakers megastar Kobe Bryant seems to have a good grasp on both the time and location of his...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 16 days ago 32,038 reads 149 comments

  9. NBA Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant and More

    The NBA is a star-driven league, and some of the latest rumors around the Association involve the best players...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 17 days ago 44,993 reads 73 comments

  10. The Biggest Hurdles Los Angeles Lakers Will Have to Clear During 2014-15

    Time is not on the side of the Los Angeles Lakers , but time is all they really have. It’s been almost 60 years since the Lakers were this bad...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 17 days ago 14,763 reads 50 comments

  11. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Whispers from Around the League

    You have probably made a number of trades already in your fantasy basketball league or in NBA 2K15 , but there usually aren ’t any big-time moves in the opening week or two of an actual NBA season...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 18 days ago 11,922 reads 0 comments

  12. The Good, Bad and Ugly from Los Angeles Lakers' Early-Season Results

    Five games into the 2014-15 season it's apparent that nothing good is in store for the Los Angeles Lakers this year. The team is in full-on crisis mode after dropping its first five contests largely in embarrassing fashion...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 18 days ago 12,042 reads 44 comments

  13. Lakers News: Rounding Up Latest from Los Angeles on Kobe Bryant and More

    Let’s call a spade a spade—the Los Angeles Lakers are one of the worst teams in the NBA , and the most interesting thing about their season will be tracking Kobe Bryant ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 19 days ago 1,144 reads 2 comments

  14. Jeremy Lin's Path Back to Stardom Clear...If He Can Meet Everyone's Expectations

    LOS ANGELES — Beaten down by yet another game without a victory, and now in the Lakers locker room with a sore right foot after the ankle sprains that limited his training-camp reps, Jeremy Lin faced the question without expression...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 19 days ago 111,649 reads 187 comments

  15. Rajon Rondo Is Kobe Bryant's Best Chance at 1 Final NBA Title

    Tis the season for five-time champions to pursue what may be one final shot at title glory. Yet there are significant differences between Tim Duncan's quest for a very plausible ...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 19 days ago 107,488 reads 289 comments

  16. Los Angeles Lakers Still Have Time to Salvage Kobe Bryant's Final Act

    Time is a fickle foe of the Los Angeles Lakers , a fast-fleeting villain threatening to marginalize what's left of Kobe Bryant 's NBA career, its greatest weapon being hard-hearted impermanence...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 19 days ago 5,614 reads 9 comments

  17. Lakers News: Kobe Bryant Must Remain with Los Angeles Despite Trade Rumors

    After an 0-5 start to the 2014-15 season, the Los Angeles Lakers could be considering drastic moves to help the team. However, this should not include dealing Kobe Bryant ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 20 days ago 3,383 reads 0 comments

  18. Who's Going to Help Kobe Bryant with Los Angeles Lakers Offense?

    Here's what we (think we) know about the Los Angeles Lakers just over a week into the 2014-15 NBA season: Kobe Bryant 's still really good, the defense is really bad, Steve ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 20 days ago 15,151 reads 115 comments

  19. Ethan Skolnick and Kevin Ding Debate Kobe Bryant vs. LeBron James

    Kobe Bryant and LeBron James have arguably been the two biggest names in basketball for over a decade. Bryant's career achievements are unrivaled, whereas LeBron's current statistical domination of the league is unmatched...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 21 days ago 28,864 reads 245 comments

  20. Lakers News: Kobe Bryant Comments on Trade Talk, Nick Young Update and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers haven't exactly begun the 2014-15 season in they way they had hoped. The team is coming off a historically bad season plagued by injuries, and while the team features a different cast, it's involved in a similar story...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 22 days ago 3,723 reads 0 comments

  21. Lakers News: Latest on Kobe Bryant, Pursuit of Quincy Miller and More

    Even when the Los Angeles Lakers are one of the worst teams in the NBA , they make headlines. After all, there are 16 championship banners hanging in the rafters at the Staples ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 22 days ago 3,682 reads 0 comments

  22. Lakers' Downward Spiral Raises Plenty of Questions but Has Few Easy Solutions

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — We live in a time when we have video on demand and we text while we drive, so of course we jump to conclusions about the NBA before we even fall back for daylight savings time the first weekend of the season...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 22 days ago 49,936 reads 126 comments

  23. Ding: 'Definite Possibility' That Kobe Bryant Could Look to Bolt Lakers in 2016

    Kobe Bryant 's 0-4 Los Angeles Lakers are sitting in the cellar of the Western Conference, leading some to speculate that the legendary Laker could be seeking his way out of Staples Center...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 22 days ago 23,740 reads 76 comments

  24. We Remember: 18th Anniversary of Kobe Bryant's NBA Debut

    On Nov. 3, 1996, Kobe Bryant made his NBA debut with the Los Angeles Lakers. The Charlotte Hornets drafted Bryant with the 13th overall pick in the 1996 NBA draft but traded him to Los Angeles less than a week after drafting him...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 22 days ago 35,129 reads 35 comments

  25. Kobe Bryant All That's Left of NBA's Greatest Draft Ever

    Kobe Bryant now stands alone, the last member of a storied 1996 NBA rookie class , trying to stave off the fate that has befallen every one of his draft-day peers...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 22 days ago 463,192 reads 405 comments