1. Kobe Bryant Comments on Michael Jordan, Retirement and More

    Following Kobe Bryant 's announcement of his retirement from professional basketball effective at the end of the 2015-16 season on the Players' Tribune , the Los Angeles Lakers legend discussed his decision and much more Wednesday...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 months ago 71,375 reads 212 comments

  2. Los Angeles Lakers Hitting New Low in Kobe Bryant's Final Season

    For just one moment, forget about draft-pick stipulations and sentimental narratives: Tuesday night’s 103-91 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers was rock bottom for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 2 months ago 177,292 reads 351 comments

  3. Kobe Bryant Puts the Moves on Hollis Thompson, Fires Awful Air Ball

    After coming out blazing hot in an emotional game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night, Kobe Bryant gave us a serious blooper as the first half wound down. The play started out fine...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 35,499 reads 38 comments

  4. Philadelphia Honors Kobe Bryant with Video, HS Jersey Before Sixers-Lakers Game

    Every team will lay out the red carpet for Kobe Bryant when the retiring Los Angeles Lakers superstar plays in its arena for the last time...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 91,273 reads 92 comments

  5. Kobe Bryant Says It Would Be 'An Honor' to Work with Lakers After Retirement

    As the farewell tour for Kobe Bryant gets underway, one of the greatest Los Angeles Lakers of all time doesn't sound like he wants to stray too far away from the organization after his playing days finish at the end of this season...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 2 months ago 21,362 reads 129 comments

  6. Lakers Debating Which Kobe Bryant Jersey Number to Retire

    As the Los Angeles Lakers prepare for life without Kobe Bryant when the 2015-16 season ends, the front office is facing a conundrum when it comes to which of the future Hall of Famer's jersey numbers should be eventually retired...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 139,894 reads 353 comments

  7. LeBron James Comments on Never Facing Kobe Bryant in NBA Finals

    Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James admitted Tuesday that he's "truly sad" Kobe Bryant is retiring at season's end, and he talked about how it will be "pretty weird" to see the Los Angeles Lakers without him...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 2 months ago 121,582 reads 323 comments

  8. Pau Gasol Recognizes Kobe Bryant as 'One of the Best Ever' Ahead of Retirement

    CHICAGO — In his foreword to Caron Butler’s recently released memoir, Tuff Juice , Kobe Bryant revealed that over the course of his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, there have been just four teammates that he considers friends...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 2 months ago 29,988 reads 81 comments

  9. 4 Stats That Perfectly Sum Up Kobe Bryant's Career

    " This season is all I have left to give. My heart can take the pounding, m y mind can handle the grind, b ut my body knows it's time to say goodbye," Kobe Bryant poetically ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 36,695 reads 76 comments

  10. Kevin Durant Comments on Kobe Bryant's Retirement, Criticism of Lakers Star

    Although many will agree the time has come for Kobe Bryant to retire, Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant won't be satisfied with anything less than an honorable end for the Los Angeles Lakers star...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 313,044 reads 529 comments

  11. With Flair for the Dramatic, Kobe Spins Frustrating End into Emotional Final Act

    From time to time, fans of Kobe Bryant will tell me they are thankful that I was around to cover his career...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 2 months ago 137,488 reads 170 comments

  12. David Beckham Pays Tribute to Kobe Bryant as LA Lakers Star Sets Retirement Date

    Kobe Bryant announced on the Players' Tribune on Sunday evening that he will retire at the end of the current NBA season...

    Mark Bollons Written by Mark Bollons about 2 months ago 33,242 reads 17 comments

  13. Kobe Bryant to Retire: Takeaways from Lakers Star's Press Conference

    Sunday night was emotional for Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant as he stepped onto the floor at the Staples Center for the first time since announcing this will be his final NBA season...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 56,066 reads 134 comments

  14. Dwight Howard on If He Learned Anything from Kobe Bryant: 'Next Question'

    The basketball world had itself a love-fest for Kobe Bryant on Sunday night. Everyone except Dwight Howard took part in it...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 225,783 reads 424 comments

  15. Metta World Peace Has Kobe Bryant Sign the Retirement Letter Fans Received

    Hours after Kobe Bryant announced his decision to retire at the end of the season through the Players' Tribune , Los Angeles Lakers fans attending Sunday night's game received a touching letter from the Mamba...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 2 months ago 69,710 reads 22 comments

  16. Kobe Bryant to Retire: Twitter Reacts to Lakers Star's Announcement

    Between Kobe Bryant 's performance and injury issues over the last few years, most expected this to be his final season in the NBA ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 2 months ago 141,496 reads 318 comments

  17. Kobe Bryant to Retire After 2015-16 Season: Latest Comments and Reaction

    We've seen retirement press conferences. We've seen retirement open letters. We've seen retirement tweets. On Sunday, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant gave us a first: a retirement poem...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 377,316 reads 878 comments

  18. Byron Scott Says Benching Kobe Bryant 'Not an Option' for Lakers

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is having one of the worst seasons of his 20-year NBA career, averaging just 15.2 points per game while shooting 31.1 percent from the floor...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 2 months ago 26,827 reads 194 comments

  19. Kobe Bryant's Role, Minutes Won't Be Reduced, Says Lakers HC Byron Scott

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott insisted that Kobe Bryant 's role on the team wouldn't change d espite his tough start to the season that included a 1-of-14 performance from the field against the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 months ago 8,358 reads 109 comments

  20. It's Time for LA Lakers, Byron Scott to Play Kobe Bryant off the Bench

    LOS ANGELES — Overshadowing the sometimes stumbling, sometimes steady development of D'Angelo Russell and Julius Randle, and a defense that deserves no single-word explanation ...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 2 months ago 46,398 reads 242 comments

  21. Kobe Bryant's Woes Continue, Air-Balls and Bricks Shots vs. Warriors

    Are you starting to wrap your mind around Kobe Bryant ’s demise? If not, watch these replays. During a 111-77 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night, the 39-year-old ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 3 months ago 74,438 reads 266 comments

  22. Kobe Bryant Comments on Lakers Potentially Ending Warriors' Undefeated Streak

    The Golden State Warriors are one win away from etching their unblemished start in the record books. A win at home Tuesday against the 2-11 Los Angeles Lakers will bring the defending ...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 3 months ago 122,120 reads 178 comments

  23. Kobe Bryant Comments on Retirement, Speculation About Playing Overseas and More

    Given the quality of his play, age and the direction of the Los Angeles Lakers, it seems logical Kobe Bryant will call it a career after this season...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 3 months ago 29,328 reads 96 comments

  24. Kobe Bryant Comments on Possibility of Playing in NBA Next Season

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant told SiriusXM on Thursday that "if something doesn't change," the 2015-16 NBA season will be his last (h/t Frank Isola of the New York Daily News )...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 3 months ago 22,277 reads 71 comments

  25. Kobe Bryant Knocks Down 3-Pointer vs. Pistons, Daps Up Paris Train-Attack Heroes

    When Kobe Bryant knocked down a key three-pointer late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's game against the Detroit Pistons, the Los Angeles Lakers star made sure to celebrate with the people who had been supporting him all night...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 3 months ago 63,915 reads 99 comments