1. Kobe Bryant Reveals Competitive Fire, Unique Kindness in Untold Stories

    LOS ANGELES — What's he really like? That kind of question is the entire premise of the paparazzi and the springboard for all of reality television...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 2 months ago 446,212 reads 354 comments

  2. Can Kobe Bryant Match NBA History's Best 36-Year-Old Wings?

    Succeeding in the NBA is hard enough for young studs fresh out of college, but—with a few notable exceptions—it's downright impossible for a 36-year-old to excel...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 24,573 reads 73 comments

  3. Los Angeles Lakers' Future Still Rests in Kobe Bryant's Hands

    Kobe Bryant 's present with the Los Angeles Lakers is littered with question marks, and his future with the franchise might be better measured in months instead of years...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 2 months ago 8,569 reads 34 comments

  4. What We Learned About the Los Angeles Lakers This Offseason

    If we learned anything this summer about the Los Angeles Lakers , it’s that their determination to get back to the mountaintop of the NBA far outweighs any concrete plan on how to do it...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 2 months ago 14,445 reads 73 comments

  5. Image: Kobe Featured on Cover of Sports Illustrated

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 months ago 2,561 reads 0 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant Takes over High School Game in 1995 Footage

    Kobe Bryant has been taking over basketball games and breaking his opponents' hearts since 1995. In this footage from his junior year at Lower Merion High School, a young Kobe showed his unbreakable will to win...

    Ken Chin Written by Ken Chin about 2 months ago 430,750 reads 177 comments

  7. Strange Taiwanese Sculpture of Kobe Bryant Features Snake Biting His Achilles

    Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant has quite a fanbase in Asia, but this sculpture is still a little weird...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 3 months ago 467,413 reads 258 comments

  8. Reasonable Expectations for Kobe Bryant in 2014-15

    Kobe Bryant is into defiance. He has scoffed at aging trends, signed contracts many believed to be undeserved and fought through injuries that typically shelve NBA players for good...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 70,613 reads 231 comments

  9. Will Kobe Bryant's Return Make Lakers Western Conference Dark Horse?

    In December of 2013, Kobe Bryant 's left knee suffered a fracture to the lateral tibial plateau, dealing a further blow to a superstar who missed the first 19 games of the season while recovering from a torn Achilles...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 3 months ago 25,524 reads 104 comments

  10. Lakers News: Latest on Byron Scott's Expectations and Kobe Bryant

    The once-proud Los Angeles Lakers turned in a disappointing 27-55 campaign in 2013-14 and certainly have their work cut out for them if they hope to make the playoffs in the loaded Western Conference this season...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 months ago 11,585 reads 1 comments

  11. How Can the Los Angeles Lakers Best Use Their Frontcourt Depth in 2014?

    Following their worst season in franchise history, the Los Angeles Lakers went all in this summer with multiple signings of big men they hope will shore up what can only be described as a Swiss cheese defense...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 3 months ago 10,225 reads 44 comments

  12. Los Angeles Lakers Must Leave Past Behind to Truly Move Forward

    The past is a great place to linger when the present doesn't have much to offer, as is the case now with the Los Angeles Lakers . But if L.A...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 18,548 reads 75 comments

  13. Byron Scott Hire Shows Los Angeles Lakers Are Still All About Kobe Bryant

    More important than the four-year commitment the Los Angeles Lakers made to Byron Scott is the short-term vow it reinforces: Everything is about Kobe Bryant . Time has changed the Lakers in a variety of ways...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 13,237 reads 34 comments

  14. YouTuber Returns with Kobe Bryant vs. Michael Jordan Identical Plays Comparison

    The debate over Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan isn't likely to be settled any time soon. Kobe has admitted, via his own Twitter account, that some of his game is modeled after ...

    Tristan Thornburgh Written by Tristan Thornburgh about 3 months ago 226,400 reads 492 comments

  15. L.A. Lakers Missed out on a Potential Star by Not Signing Lance Stephenson

    After making a convincing yet failed push for Carmelo Anthony, it appears the Los Angeles Lakers’ premier free-agent pickups will be Nick Young, Carlos Boozer and Jordan Hill after offering them a combined $42...

    Daniel Lewis Written by Daniel Lewis about 3 months ago 5,943 reads 20 comments

  16. Breaking Down the Los Angeles Lakers' Point Guard Position

    Preseason discussion about a lack of leadership at the point guard position is nothing new for the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 3 months ago 37,765 reads 94 comments

  17. Byron Scott Hire Puts Major Pressure on Kobe Bryant to Thrive Next Season

    Once the Los Angeles Lakers hired Byron Scott, Kobe Bryant 's self-made and pundit-produced burdens became that much heavier. Pressure is unavoidable for the Black Mamba because of who he is and what's expected of him...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 9,898 reads 34 comments

  18. Will the Los Angeles Lakers Be Better Than Expected Next Season?

    Looking at the Los Angeles Lakers ' offseason, their intentions are clear: preserve money, grind out 2014-15 and entrust future standing to free agency. Figuring out what such cap conservation means for 2014-15 itself is less explicit...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 4,686 reads 15 comments

  19. Why Byron Scott Won't Help the Lakers Win This Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers aren't built to heed Byron Scott's first demand as head coach. Scott told ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne on Monday that his players "better be ready to play some defense...

    Ari Kramer Written by Ari Kramer about 3 months ago 738 reads 1 comments

  20. 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 3 months ago 116,066 reads 413 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 93,811 reads 378 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 76,032 reads 190 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 21,115 reads 98 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 26,410 reads 155 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 40,030 reads 131 comments