1. 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...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 110,810 reads 413 comments

  2. 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...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 93,448 reads 378 comments

  3. 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...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 75,437 reads 190 comments

  4. 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 21,028 reads 98 comments

  5. 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...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 26,280 reads 155 comments

  6. 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...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 39,660 reads 131 comments

  7. 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 1 month ago 25,544 reads 126 comments

  8. 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...

    Steven Cook Written by Steven Cook about 1 month ago 256,659 reads 99 comments

  9. 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...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 156,845 reads 179 comments

  10. 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...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 137,011 reads 73 comments

  11. Kobe Bryant Says He's '100 Percent' Happy with Lakers' Efforts to Improve Roster

    Ever since the Los Angeles Lakers chose Kobe Bryant over Shaquille O'Neal back in 2004, the organization has has had no problem pandering to its star...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 1 month ago 68,785 reads 373 comments

  12. Is Kobe Bryant's Contract Helping or Hurting the Los Angeles Lakers' Future?

    If you needed another indication that Kobe Bryant and his $48.5 million contract affect everything about the Los Angeles Lakers , all you have to do is consult the team's most recent transaction: a post-amnesty signing of Carlos Boozer...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 34,781 reads 198 comments

  13. Will Kobe Bryant Eventually Choose Another Title Shot Over Loyalty to Lakers?

    The general conversation in the NBA right now is how a superstar grew old and wise enough to understand that a homemade fire feels good deep inside — and the invigorating joy of touching that fresh, gold trophy made by Tiffany & Co...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 246,466 reads 260 comments

  14. Lakers Miss Chance to Keep Momentum Toward Future in Trading Pau Gasol

    Now it feels like the end of an era. After so many exit doors being propped open without Pau Gasol actually stepping through to depart the Los Angeles Lakers , the sweet-hearted soul tough enough to win two NBA titles is finally gone...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 146,620 reads 450 comments

  15. Why the NBA Would Love One More Round of Greatness from Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant gives the Los Angeles Lakers , the NBA and its fans an entertainment brand that we need to cherish as the clock on his career closes in on midnight...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 48,157 reads 281 comments

  16. Realistic Expectations for Julius Randle's Rookie Season With LA Lakers

    Julius Randle has something to prove. Fortunately for the Los Angeles Lakers , the 6’9”, 250-pound power forward drafted seventh overall in last month’s NBA draft gets to prove the critics wrong while wearing purple and gold...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 1 month ago 32,912 reads 108 comments

  17. Snoop Dogg Trolls LeBron James' Return to Cleveland with Kobe Bryant Meme

    Snoop Dogg can’t stand a disloyal pro. The rapper posted an image (originally crafted by @DrewKiddMusic ) to his Instagram account Friday after LeBron James announced his decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 1 month ago 540,602 reads 501 comments

  18. Lakers News: Kobe Bryant on Carmelo Anthony, Summer League Preview and More

    Everyone around the NBA is playing the waiting game with LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony , but the summer is still rolling along without them making a commitment...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 1 month ago 8,289 reads 0 comments

  19. LeBron Drama Offers Lakers Chance to Appreciate Value of Kobe's Expensive Stay

    LOS ANGELES — If Carmelo Anthony has come around to accept his richest offer from the New York Knicks —and the very real wisdom being offered by two guys Kobe Bryant ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 123,574 reads 395 comments

  20. Who Should We Blame for LA Lakers' Underwhelming Offseason So Far?

    The Los Angeles Lakers haven’t done much to upgrade the team this offseason, and we can only point the finger in one direction to determine the source of L.A.’s slow free-agency dance...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 1 month ago 13,953 reads 50 comments

  21. Kobe Bryant Talks Carmelo Anthony, Byron Scott, More During Kobe Academy Presser

    Prior to his youth summer basketball camp at UC Santa Barbara on Wednesday, Kobe Bryant took time out to answer questions from the media, addressing everything from Carmelo Anthony to his physical fitness...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 1 month ago 134,469 reads 465 comments

  22. Lakers Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Carmelo Anthony, Pau Gasol and More

    The 2014 offseason could go a number of different directions for the Los Angeles Lakers . For one, the storied franchise could land some of the game’s best players and immediately be seen as a title contender in the loaded Western Conference...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 13,823 reads 5 comments

  23. Pairing of Kobe, Melo Offers Chance to Reinvent Themselves in Unforeseen Ways

    LOS ANGELES — Let's run through a few of the things you could rightly say about Carmelo Anthony if he decides to make a free-agent move to the Los Angeles Lakers . He still wants to be about as rich as possible...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 month ago 113,174 reads 374 comments

  24. What If No Free-Agent Superstars Sign with Lakers?

    The Fourth of July weekend was rife with speculation about the Los Angeles Lakers ’ hopes to sign free-agent superstars...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 1 month ago 11,114 reads 35 comments

  25. How Can the Los Angeles Lakers Maximize Kobe with or Without Carmelo?

    It’s exciting to be a Los Angeles Lakers fan again. After a season to forget, there’s reason for optimism...

    Justin Bedi Written by Justin Bedi about 1 month ago 2,589 reads 2 comments