1. Lakers Rumors: L.A. Needs More Than Kobe Bryant Support to Land Top Free Agents

    After a trying, discouraging January, the Los Angeles Lakers are barreling straight for top-five-pick status in the 2015 draft. That's about it when it comes to the rest of this campaign and good news...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 5 months ago 3,917 reads 9 comments

  2. NBA Rumors: Trade, Free-Agent Buzz Surrounding Mo Williams, Jose Calderon, More

    A few of the worst teams in the NBA are gearing up for a busy trade deadline on Feb. 19. Such is the nature of the Association. Poor teams have no use for veterans on expiring contracts or pricey regulars who could command a valuable return...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 5 months ago 4,404 reads 0 comments

  3. Kobe Bryant and Los Angeles Lakers Entering Uncharted Crossroads Together

    Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers have been joined at the hip for 19 years. But the legendary superstar and his team are now in an uncertain crossroads, and nobody really knows what comes next...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 5 months ago 10,356 reads 64 comments

  4. Lakers Rumors: Kobe Bryant Will Be Key in Acquiring Trade and Free-Agent Targets

    The Los Angeles Lakers are an absolute mess, though there is actually a small glimmer of hope on the horizon. The horizon is a bit far away for fans of the team, but it's a vision worth being patient about...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 5 months ago 11,788 reads 1 comments

  5. With His Time in the NBA Dwindling, Kobe Bryant Has Finally Decided to Share

    LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant is wiser from rushed missteps, mellowed by age and suddenly breakable amid all these major injuries. All that is part of it, but not most of it...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 5 months ago 79,714 reads 118 comments

  6. Ric Bucher on Why No One Has the Right to Tell Kobe Bryant to Walk Away

    Kobe Bryant has received his fair share of criticism throughout his career. Most recently, it's his decision—or indecision—on when to retire that has been the focus of the backlash in the wake of his recent shoulder surgery...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 months ago 21,086 reads 121 comments

  7. 5 Potential Stars Los Angeles Lakers Can Chase During 2015 Free Agency

    Summer can't come soon enough for the Los Angeles Lakers faithful. Big changes are in store for a franchise that's produced just 13 wins in its first 47 games...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 5 months ago 17,696 reads 12 comments

  8. Lakers Rumors: Buzz from Los Angeles on Kobe Bryant and More

    The offseason cannot get here fast enough for the Los Angeles Lakers . After all, they are one of the worst teams in the NBA recordwise , lost their lottery pick Julius Randle ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 8,068 reads 5 comments

  9. Lakers Rumors: Kobe Bryant Remains Crucial to Rebuild Despite Injury

    Kobe Bryant 's third serious injury in as many years does not derail the Los Angeles Lakers ' stubborn, brave rebuilding trajectory...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 5 months ago 2,205 reads 0 comments

  10. Kobe Bryant Discusses Return Date, Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

    Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant confirmed two things during a quick stop at Staples Center on Thursday: The guard expects to return for the 2015-16 season, and he doesn't care what people think about it...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 17,766 reads 111 comments

  11. His Body in Need of Repair Again, Kobe Bryant's Mind Will Determine NBA Future

    LOS ANGELES — On a day for everyone to dissect the latest breakdown of Kobe Bryant 's body, it's actually far more relevant to analyze his mind. A strong mind is his only chance for this to end well...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 5 months ago 13,899 reads 82 comments

  12. Lakers News: Rumors and Buzz Following Kobe Bryant's Season-Ending Surgery

    The Los Angeles Lakers have been dealing with a plethora of serious injuries to key players throughout the season, but the most devastating happened on January 21 against the New Orleans Pelicans ...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 5 months ago 3,040 reads 0 comments

  13. Kobe Bryant Injury Update: Lakers Shut Down Star for Remainder of Season

    For the third time in as many years, Kobe Bryant will finish his NBA season on the injured list. The Los Angeles Lakers ruled their star shooting guard out for the remainder ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 43,501 reads 146 comments

  14. Los Angeles Lakers Getting Early Glimpse of Ugly Life After Kobe Bryant

    With Kobe Bryant ’s latest injury, the Los Angeles Lakers are getting a closer look at life beyond their longtime star. So far, it’s looking pretty ugly. Bryant, 36, suffered a torn rotator cuff Jan...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 5 months ago 6,333 reads 52 comments

  15. With Kobe Bryant Era Ending, Steps for Lakers' Return to Prominence Are Clear

    LOS ANGELES — The Laker way, as fully endorsed by Kobe Bryant , has been to swing for the fences...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 5 months ago 137,421 reads 231 comments

  16. With Kobe Bryant out Indefinitely, Lakers Can Only Embrace the Swaggy P Show

    It'd be easy to consider Kobe Bryant 's prolonged absence detrimental to the Los Angeles Lakers ' entertainment value, but the simultaneously delightful and enraging stylings ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 7,237 reads 75 comments

  17. Kobe Bryant Injury Update: Lakers Star Undergoes Surgery on Torn Rotator Cuff

    On Wednesday, Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant underwent surgery on his torn rotator cuff. He is expected to be out for nine months. Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 5 months ago 26,229 reads 118 comments

  18. Kobe Bryant Confirms He Wanted to Join Michael Jordan on Wizards

    The Kobe Bryant vs. Michael Jordan debate has been long waged in NBA circles and will likely continue long after the former steps away from the game for good. But imagine them in the same organization...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 143,916 reads 211 comments

  19. Predicting Who Stays and Goes Next Season from Current Los Angeles Lakers Roster

    All bets are off when it comes to the Los Angeles Lakers and their precarious, unpredictable future. At this point in a miserable season that will likely surpass last year’s ...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 5 months ago 32,561 reads 175 comments

  20. Evaluating Kobe Bryant's Options in Wake of Latest Devastating Injury

    SAN ANTONIO — When Kobe Bryant tore his Achilles tendon, he memorably went in for surgery the very next day...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 5 months ago 35,798 reads 95 comments

  21. Kobe Bryant Reportedly Expected to Be out for Season with Torn Rotator Cuff

    Shortly after suffering a torn right rotator cuff Jan. 21 in a loss to the New Orleans Pelicans , Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant is reportedly expected to be shut down for the rest of the 2014-15 season...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 5 months ago 54,039 reads 278 comments

  22. Ethan Skolnick on the Long- and Short-Term Impact of Kobe's Season-Ending Injury

    The future is up in the air for the Los Angeles Lakers after ESPN's Ramona Shelburne broke the news that Kobe Bryant will likely be out for the remainder of the season due to a torn rotator cuff...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 months ago 6,320 reads 5 comments

  23. Kobe Bryant Jokes That Passing Too Much Caused His Shoulder Injury

    It seems like Kobe Bryant may have strayed a bit too far outside of his comfort zone. Searching for a way to spark the point guard-starved Los Angeles Lakers this season, the Mamba placed a premium on passing...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 months ago 25,370 reads 129 comments

  24. Best Candidates to Replace Kobe Bryant, LaMarcus Aldridge in 2015 All-Star Game

    Injuries have always been, and will forever be, the absolute freaking worst. But when those injuries claim NBA superstars—by reputation or current standard of craft—in ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 21,167 reads 60 comments

  25. Lakers News: Buzz Surrounding Kobe Bryant Injury, LA Recruitment Push and More

    Thursday was supposed to be a special day for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers . It was the ninth anniversary of Bryant's legendary 81-point outburst against the Toronto Raptors , a performance deeply embedded in NBA lore...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 5 months ago 956 reads 0 comments