1. Kobe Bryant Says He'd Try 3-Point Contest, Teases Marco Belinelli

    Kobe Bryant has never been one to shy away from competition. So his desire to give the NBA Three-Point Contest a go probably isn't too surprising...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 2 months ago 30,375 reads 73 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant's NBA Mount Rushmore Leaves Room for Only One LA Laker

    South Dakota would run out of cliff space real fast if all these "Mount Rushmores" actually went up. The latest superstar to throw out his list of the best four players in NBA history is Kobe Bryant ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 2 months ago 185,380 reads 375 comments

  3. Should Kobe Bryant Be Working Harder to Recruit Talent?

    Kobe Bryant has reached a point in his career where perhaps he should be actively asking players to join him with the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 2 months ago 12,242 reads 59 comments

  4. Kevin Durant Calls Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony Toughest Covers

    Kevin Durant has been playing fantastic basketball throughout the 2013-14 season, and those who have been paying close attention have noticed that he hasn't just been scoring...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 9,714 reads 117 comments

  5. James Harden Reportedly Will Start for Kobe Bryant in 2014 NBA All-Star Game

    Houston Rockets star James Harden will reportedly replace Kobe Bryant in the Western Conference's starting backcourt on Sunday in the 2014 All-Star Game. Yahoo Sports' Marc J...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 2 months ago 28,427 reads 192 comments

  6. Dwight Instagrams Photo of Himself Dunking on Former Teammate Kobe Bryant

    It’s safe to say Dwight Howard ’s stint with the Los Angeles Lakers last season probably won’t garner him a Hollywood star—not now, not ever. Howard’s L...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 2 months ago 89,926 reads 531 comments

  7. Mitch Kupchak Says LA Lakers Won't Trade for Immediate Help, Won't Tank Either

    By all accounts, the Los Angeles Lakers have played and injured themselves out of any serious postseason talk. At 16 games below ...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 2 months ago 20,294 reads 90 comments

  8. 2014 NBA All-Star Game Warmups Revealed

    The 2014 NBA All-Star Game not only provides fans with a chance to see their favorite players from across the league gathered on one court, but also showcases a wealth of new, alternative sporting wear...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 2 months ago 56,475 reads 81 comments

  9. Throwback Thursday: Kobe Bryant Mean Mugs, Impresses Brandy at 1997 Dunk Contest

    Back in 1997, young Kobe Bryant was still trying to make a name for himself in the NBA . He did just that in the dunk contest with this between-the-legs slam...

    Ken Dorset Written by Ken Dorset about 2 months ago 40,890 reads 6 comments

  10. Can Kobe Bryant Pay It Forward with Dante Exum?

    Heading into his final two seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers , Kobe Bryant may have an opportunity to close out the chapter in an unexpected way—by mentoring Australian sensation Dante Exum...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 2 months ago 20,184 reads 63 comments

  11. Kobe Bryant's Contract, Injuries Mean LA Lakers Must Wait for Real Rebuild

    The Los Angeles Lakers will find it extremely difficult to rebuild during Kobe Bryant ’s final years with the franchise...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 2 months ago 14,582 reads 45 comments

  12. NBA All-Star Game Shoes 2014: Breaking Down This Year's Top Designs

    The NBA All-Star weekend is nearly upon us and as expected, a host of wild, new shoe designs will be making their first public debuts...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 2 months ago 5,992 reads 0 comments

  13. Should Free Agents Be Concerned About Lakers' Chronic Health Issues?

    The injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers will have a lot of open spots to fill next season. Should NBA free agents be concerned about the team’s chronic health issues? This ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 2 months ago 4,662 reads 21 comments

  14. Kobe Bryant Plans to Return in 2014, Says 'My Plan Hasn't Changed'

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' season trajectory may have changed, but Kobe Bryant 's plan hasn't. Despite Los Angeles' 18-33 record and nonexistent playoff hopes, the Black Mamba, ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 28,728 reads 98 comments

  15. Los Angeles Lakers: Why the Lakers Need to Get Worse in Order to Get Better

    There’s no doubt it’s been a very forgettable year for the Los Angeles Lakers . A team filled with mostly average, unproven, and/or jaded players has slid to a lowly ...

    Glenn Borok Written by Glenn Borok about 2 months ago 2,514 reads 36 comments

  16. While Cavs, 76ers Prepare for Doomsday Scenarios, Lakers Prepare Checkbook

    PHILADELPHIA — They obviously got rid of Andrew Bynum’s ticking-time-bomb knees just before the overdue explosion. This week, the Los Angeles Lakers passed through the two NBA cities that Bynum has turned to ash...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 2 months ago 57,680 reads 161 comments

  17. Shaq Says He and Kobe Would Have 'Five or Six' Titles If They Stayed Together

    When asked how many championships he would have won if he stayed with Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers , NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal said the tandem probably would have won “five or six” titles...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 2 months ago 132,201 reads 385 comments

  18. Will Kobe Bryant's Return Be an Audition for Free Agents to Join Lakers?

    Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers still have work to do. A season that promised mediocrity following Dwight Howard 's departure has quickly become empty...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 17,827 reads 26 comments

  19. LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant Headline List of NBA's Top Shoe Salesmen

    It's good to be the king. LeBron James seems to be on top of the world in just about every measurable category—number of highlights, quality of play (though Kevin ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 91,866 reads 220 comments

  20. Nike Kobe 9 Elite 'Masterpiece': Official Pics and Release Info

    Nike and Kobe Bryant are going big with the new Kobe 9 Elite 'Masterpiece' sneakers set to debut in stores this weekend. NikeBlog ...

    Gabe Zaldivar Written by Gabe Zaldivar about 2 months ago 21,930 reads 16 comments

  21. Are Listless Los Angeles Lakers a Preview of Life After Kobe Bryant?

    There is strength in losing for the Los Angeles Lakers . Dwelling near the bottom of the Western Conference cuts to the core of a team and fanbase accustomed to routinely adding new banners to their already-heavily decorated rafters...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 months ago 1,729 reads 7 comments

  22. Will Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash Even Be Able to Play Together?

    Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash have been injured throughout most of the first half of the season, and it causes one to wonder whether they will eventually share the floor together...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 2 months ago 6,059 reads 10 comments

  23. How Kendall Marshall Can Thrive When Kobe Bryant Returns

    Although the Los Angeles Lakers have been woefully incompetent since their 10-9 start, a gem has emerged from their mediocrity...

    Richard  Le Written by Richard Le about 3 months ago 13,385 reads 67 comments

  24. Kevin Durant Genuinely Glad to Put 30-Point Streak Behind Him

    NEW YORK – The Brooklyn Nets stopped Kevin Durant ’s historic scoring streak Friday night, not with their defense, but with their ineptitude...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 3 months ago 39,997 reads 130 comments

  25. Phil Jackson Says Lakers Overspent on Kobe Bryant's Contract Extension

    Coaching legend Phil Jackson sat down with his former player, Rick Fox, for an interview on NBA TV. Though he weighed in on numerous topics, fans are usually most interested in Jackson's thoughts on his longtime player-slash-"frenemy," Kobe Bryant ...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 3 months ago 36,344 reads 142 comments