1. Staples Center Selling Some Super-Expensive Kobe Bryant Gear for Last Home Game

    Everybody wants a piece of Kobe Bryant before he retires. The items being sold by Staples Center through the Anschutz Entertainment Group, though, are not made for a typical fan’s budget...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 25 days ago 20,872 reads 29 comments

  2. Nike Debuts Incredible Kobe Bryant Commercial in China: 'You Should Hate Me'

    Kobe Bryant ’s new Nike commercial will give you goosebumps. It’s well-documented that the Black Mamba is an absolute icon in China, which is a credit to Nike as well as the retiring Los Angeles Lakers guard...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 25 days ago 284,770 reads 133 comments

  3. Kobe Bryant Signs Jordans for Chris Paul, Calls Him an All-Time Great Competitor

    Add Chris Paul to the list of stars with autographed sneakers from Kobe Bryant . The retiring Los Angeles Lakers legend has been generous with the ink this year, but CP3 appears to be the first with a signature on a pair of Jordans...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 26 days ago 1,624 reads 0 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant to Be Honored by Nike on April 13 with 'Mamba Day'

    The 2015-16 NBA season has been a celebration of Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant 's legendary career, and the future Hall of Famer will go out with a bang on April 13, when Nike honors him with "Mamba Day...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 26 days ago 49,670 reads 47 comments

  5. Byron Scott Comments on Lakers' Struggles in Kobe Bryant's Final Games

    The Los Angeles Lakers are limping to the finish to close the 2015-16 NBA regular season, which doesn't sit well with head coach Byron Scott given the fact it has coincided with Kobe Bryant 's last season...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 27 days ago 17,509 reads 112 comments

  6. Game of Zones: The Purple Retirement

    "Game of Zones" returns for a sixth episode, just in time to "honor" Kobe Bryant 's legendary career. The gift-giving ceremony pays homage to the Black Mamba and brings old friends, loyal admirers and even some past adversaries to the kingdom...

    Media Lab Written by Media Lab about 27 days ago 219,879 reads 203 comments

  7. Hakeem Olajuwon Comments on Kobe Bryant Utilizing His Post-Move Advice

    Hakeem Olajuwon has made the transition from a dream-shaking Hall of Fame center with the Houston Rockets to a teacher who has worked with a number of NBA players who wish to improve on their post play...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 28 days ago 24,651 reads 40 comments

  8. Shaquille O'Neal Comments on Kobe Bryant's Retirement Tour

    NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal won three championships alongside Kobe Bryant with the Los Angeles Lakers, but he didn't get the treatment at the end of his career that the Black Mamba is receiving in his final year...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 28 days ago 23,729 reads 28 comments

  9. Doc Rivers Comments on Kobe Bryant's Retirement, Facing Lakers Star in Playoffs

    As far as retirement tours go, there's a typical decorum. You say nice things about a player, compliment his career and say you're going to miss competing against him—even if it's all a lie...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 28 days ago 51,173 reads 54 comments

  10. Game of Zones Set to Return April 6 with 'The Purple Retirement'

    It's coming... Not winter but something far more monumental—the retirement of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 29 days ago 16,615 reads 10 comments

  11. Kobe Bryant Sets Record for Most NBA Games Played at a Single Venue

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant played his 596th career regular-season game at Staples Center on Sunday, breaking Hakeem Olajuwon's record for the most NBA games played at one venue, per the Lakers' official Twitter account ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 29 days ago 6,415 reads 5 comments