1. Snoop Dogg Gives Kobe Bryant Purple and Gold Lakers Convertible for Retirement

    Looks like the West side really is the best side. On Wednesday, retired NBA legend Kobe Bryant posted a picture of a Los Angeles Lakers-themed classic convertible given to him by rapper Snoop Dogg...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 months ago 103,321 reads 91 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant Has Dinner with Jackie Chan in Beijing

    How bromantic. Kobe Bryant certainly seems to be enjoying retirement. The former Los Angeles Lakers star has filmed a Ghostbusters promo and appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show , and now he's dining with martial arts royalty...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 7 months ago 25,737 reads 37 comments

  3. Young Fan Cries After Not Meeting Kobe, Later Does with Help from Vanessa Bryant

    If at first you don't succeed, cry about it—then it might happen. That's how the saying goes, right? It worked for Ayden—a young fan who was particularly disheartened after missing his chance to meet Kobe Bryant last week...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 29,355 reads 16 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant Comments on Potentially Shortening NBA Season

    No one knows about the grind of an 82-game NBA season more than Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant , whose body eventually broke down in the final three years of his illustrious 20-year career...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 39,950 reads 89 comments

  5. Kobe Bryant Comments on Retirement, Kevin Durant's Free Agency, More

    Retired NBA superstar Kobe Bryant appeared at the NBA 2K16 Road to the Finals Championship in Los Angeles on Wednesday night and spoke with Alysha Tsuji of For the Win about ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 months ago 19,414 reads 74 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant Stars in Commercial for Copa America Tournament

    We're deep into the NBA conference finals, and Kobe Bryant is starring in soccer commercials. Retirement is clearly treating him well...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 months ago 25,621 reads 39 comments

  7. Nike Kobe 11 'Mark Parker' Release Date, Pics and Retail Price

    Kobe Bryant and Nike complete a trilogy Thursday with the release of the Nike Kobe 11 Mark Parker. The third and final release of the "Muse Pack" comes after the heralded launches of the Avar Muse and Tinker Hatfield...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 8 months ago 4,606 reads 3 comments

  8. Kobe Bryant Calls Steven Spielberg for Advice on Kobe Inc.

    Recently retired Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is not wasting any time. Just a month after playing his final NBA game, Bryant has hit the ground running with his publishing and production company, Kobe Inc...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 8 months ago 27,019 reads 38 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant, 'Sports Illustrated' Announce 'Dear Basketball' Project Partnership

    Retired Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant captivated many with his "Dear Basketball" poem for the Players' Tribune last year, and it will soon come to life in conjunction with Sports Illustrated ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 months ago 18,648 reads 43 comments

  10. Diamond Dallas Page Says His Yoga Plan Could Help Kobe Bryant

    Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant has played his final NBA game, but former world champion professional wrestler Diamond Dallas Page believes he holds the secret to lengthening the Black Mamba's career...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 months ago 29,636 reads 17 comments

  11. Kobe Bryant Followed Everywhere by Fans During Disneyland Outing

    The most beloved character at Disneyland? Here are some hints: 1. He's a legend. 2. His name starts with "M." 3. He's a very "animated" guy...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 9 months ago 37,629 reads 41 comments

  12. Obama Takes Cue from Kobe, Imitates 'Mamba Out' Mic Drop at WHCD

    President Barack Obama wrapped up his final White House correspondents' dinner speech with quite the sign-off. "Obama out." Yep...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 9 months ago 149,747 reads 424 comments

  13. Nike Kobe 11 'Muse Pack' Release Date, Pics and Retail Price

    The celebratory hits keep coming from the Kobe Bryant 11 Muse Pack as the kicks realm honors the retirement of a legend...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 9 months ago 6,205 reads 3 comments

  14. Kobe Bryant-Signed No. 8 Hardwood from Final Game Listed in NBA Auctions

    No. 8 or No. 24? Countless debate has been waged over which of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant 's jersey numbers should be hung in the rafters of the Staples Center...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 9 months ago 35,390 reads 44 comments

  15. Nike Kobe 11 'Draft Day' Release Date, Pics, Retail Price

    Nike is set to release the newest version of the Kobe 11 on April 28. It's called "Draft Day," and the new look will retail for $160. The design of the shoe hasn't changed much...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 9 months ago 4,053 reads 4 comments

  16. Kobe Bryant Learned to Play Beethoven's 'Moonlight Sonata' for Vanessa by Ear

    Kobe Bryant is not one to take the easy road. Even when it comes to learning to play the piano—which he did by ear. No formal lessons. Why? Well, he wanted to play "something nice" for his wife, Vanessa...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 9 months ago 36,662 reads 57 comments

  17. Bag of Air from Kobe Bryant's Final Career Game Is for Sale

    You might have wondered what the feeling in the air was like at Staples Center for Kobe Bryant 's final career game Wednesday—and now you can know for certain, for a starting bid of $1...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 9 months ago 172,084 reads 114 comments

  18. Kanye Puts the 'I Feel Like Kobe' Shirt He Wore to Kobe's Last Game Up for Sale

    Kanye West passed on the No. 24 jersey and instead opted for his own purple-and-gold threads for Kobe Bryant 's farewell on Wednesday night—and now, you can own it too...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 9 months ago 56,661 reads 90 comments

  19. LA Lakers Paid Immeasurable Price for Kobe Bryant's Farewell Tour

    The Los Angeles Lakers closed out their 2015-16 season Wednesday night with perhaps the defining performance of Kobe Bryant ’s career...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 9 months ago 240,397 reads 251 comments

  20. Staples Center Sells Record $1.2 Million of Kobe Bryant Merchandise in Last Game

    Kobe Bryant wasn’t the only one racking up some shocking numbers Wednesday night. During the Los Angeles Lakers star’s final game, the Staples Center sold $1...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 9 months ago 43,364 reads 74 comments

  21. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, April 14, 2016

    Fact: Kobe Bryant (37) is the oldest player in NBA history to score 60 points in a single game. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light...

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  22. Kobe's Unforgettable Finale a Perfectly Drawn Portrait of a Unique NBA Career

    LOS ANGELES — I came to say goodbye to a legend. Kobe Bryant refused. It was too soon, by three weeks. And Kobe Bryant, as you might know, does everything on his own terms...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 9 months ago 215,415 reads 196 comments

  23. Kobe Bryant's Stats, Highlights and Reaction from Final NBA Game

    Kobe Bryant called it quits Wednesday night in a way only he could. While the Los Angeles Lakers appeared destined for a loss to the Utah Jazz in the final game of the Black ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 9 months ago 93,763 reads 13 comments

  24. Kobe Bryant Puts Exclamation Point on Career with Surreal, Epic Finale

    LOS ANGELES — The last game of Kobe Bryant ’s career—arguably the most lionized in NBA history—began like just about every other game this season: with ...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 9 months ago 234,974 reads 488 comments

  25. Fans Across the Globe Send Farewell Messages to Kobe Bryant

    Greatness has no borders. Greatness belongs to no one country. And for the better part of 20 years, greatness has worn purple and gold...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 10 months ago 16,689 reads 21 comments