1. Drake Rocks 'Farewell Mamba' Jacket for NBA All-Star Game

    Last name Bryant, first name Kobe. Before Sunday’s NBA All-Star Game, hip-hop superstar Drake was seen wearing a jacket featuring Kobe Bryant ’s likeness and the words “Farewell Mamba...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 months ago 44,330 reads 41 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant Reveals He Once Tried to Recruit Dirk Nowitzki to Lakers

    Kobe Bryant and Dirk Nowitzki have been going head-to-head in the Western Conference ever since Nowitzki entered the NBA back in 1998...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 6 months ago 35,471 reads 54 comments

  3. Kobe Bryant Says Entering NBA out of High School Was His 'Best Decision'

    Kobe Bryant made the controversial decision to jump straight from Lower Merion High School to the NBA in 1996, and the Los Angeles Lakers legend told reporters in Toronto on Saturday that he has never regretted the choice...

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  4. Kobe Bryant Contacted Ronda Rousey After Loss to Holly Holm

    Ronda Rousey has largely steered clear of the spotlight since her knockout loss to Holly Holm in November, which prompted a slew of public criticism after Rousey had boldly declared she would retire undefeated...

    Daniel Kramer Written by Daniel Kramer about 6 months ago 55,920 reads 85 comments

  5. Kobe Bryant Discusses Decision to Announce Retirement Early in Season

    Longtime Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant stated Friday he announced his decision to retire early in the season to help the franchise begin planning for a future without him...

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  6. To Understand the End of Kobe Bryant, You Must Understand Where It Began

    Kobe Bryant was 18 years old when he formally introduced himself as a budding star to a national audience...

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  7. NBA All-Star Game 2016: East vs. West Jerseys and Top Player Shoes

    The NBA All-Star Game doubles as a fashion show. Typically, shoes are the big draw. LeBron James , Kobe Bryant , Kevin Durant and other superstars always have special editions of their own lines of kicks, and this year will be no different...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 months ago 2,542 reads 1 comments

  8. In Kobe Bryant, Andrew Wiggins Finding Blueprint for Rising Stardom

    LOS ANGELES — In the waning minutes of a 119-115 Los Angeles Lakers win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Feb...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 6 months ago 52,591 reads 104 comments

  9. Ranking Each of Kobe Bryant's NBA All-Star Starting 5s

    When Kobe Bryant steps onto the Air Canada Centre floor for the opening tip of the 2016 All-Star Game, it will be the 15th time he's served as part of the Western Conference's starting unit...

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  10. LeBron's Reverence for Kobe May See Him Honor Bryant and Skip Rio Olympics

    CLEVELAND — Kobe Bryant played hard to get. So LeBron James really, really had to earn Bryant's respect. James' childlike reverence for Bryant never waned, as a result...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 months ago 263,022 reads 176 comments

  11. Cavaliers Fans Salute Kobe Bryant with Final Standing Ovation

    For Kobe Bryant , it was nothing but love during his last road trip to The Land. The highly anticipated matchup against LeBron James , the second-to-last of its kind, would have alone been a memorable moment in the Black Mamba retirement tour...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 6 months ago 10,115 reads 7 comments

  12. LeBron James Discusses Kobe Bryant After Win vs. Lakers

    Kobe Bryant made his final appearance at Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday night in the Los Angeles Lakers' 120-111 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and LeBron James took time to reflect on what the Black Mamba means to him following the game...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 25,452 reads 68 comments

  13. Kobe Bryant Comments on Relationship with LeBron James

    On the precipice of his final visit to Cleveland as an active player, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant opened up Wednesday on his relationship with Cavaliers guard LeBron James , who has apparently gone from rival to friend as the pair have aged.

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 months ago 48,435 reads 131 comments

  14. LeBron James, Kobe Bryant Reportedly Were at Center of 2007 Trade Talks

    LeBron James and Kobe Bryant will undoubtedly go down as two of the greatest players in NBA history, but based on a new report, they could have been part of one of the biggest trades the sport has ever seen as well...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 months ago 153,842 reads 384 comments

  15. The Last Night Kobe Was King

    Heading into the 2011 NBA All-Star Weekend, the league was abuzz with one major storyline: Where will Carmelo Anthony be traded? While NBA journalists were scrambling to break the ...

    BR Studios Written by BR Studios about 6 months ago 29,794 reads 62 comments

  16. Tyronn Lue Says Kobe Bryant Tried to Fight Him After Getting Blocked in Practice

    As a player, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue is most famous for being the dude Allen Iverson stepped over during the 2001 NBA Finals. Apparently, he nearly had another claim to fame—fighting Kobe Bryant ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 months ago 130,137 reads 181 comments

  17. Lakers' Kids Helping Kobe Find Joy in the Little Things Amid Season Gone Wrong

    INDIANAPOLIS — Kobe Bryant strode into the Vienna Ballroom on the second floor of the Conrad Hotel on Sunday evening...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 months ago 36,149 reads 39 comments

  18. LeBron James Comments on Kobe Bryant's Final Season, Matchup vs. Lakers

    Count LeBron James as a Kobe Bryant fan. As teams around the NBA honor the Los Angeles Lakers great during his farewell tour, even a four-time MVP such as James can be in ...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 6 months ago 9,812 reads 3 comments

  19. Kobe Bryant Gifts Paul George Pair of Shoes After Pacers Edge Lakers

    Kobe Bryant might have ruled out on-court gift presentations for his farewell tour, but he never laid out any ground rules for giving gifts...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 6 months ago 76,641 reads 23 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant Rises to Throw Down a Dunk, Lays It In

    Kobe Bryant has nothing left to prove, and he knows it. The Los Angeles Lakers star had plenty of time and space when rookie D'Angelo Russell lobbed a pass down the court during the second quarter of Monday's game against the Indiana Pacers ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 6 months ago 28,181 reads 66 comments

  21. Kobe Bryant Comments on Mentoring Kawhi Leonard, Bruce Bowen Comparisons

    Kawhi Leonard has accomplished a lot early in his career. He was named an All-Star for the first time in his career this season, was named the 2014 NBA Finals MVP and has been named the Defensive Player of the Year...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 6 months ago 88,901 reads 147 comments

  22. Derek Jeter and Kobe Bryant Admire Peyton Manning's Career Before Super Bowl

    On Sunday, the NFL published a video featuring two of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning 's contemporaries from different realms of the sports world: retired New York Yankees ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 6 months ago 46,330 reads 44 comments

  23. Just Showing Up Is Its Own Reward for Kobe Bryant in His Farewell Season

    NEW ORLEANS — The ill-fitting Boston affiliation notwithstanding, Kobe Bryant has always seen himself as something of a New England Patriot...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 months ago 95,502 reads 140 comments

  24. LA Lakers Have Somehow Surpassed Philadelphia 76ers as NBA's Worst

    LOS ANGELES — On the shoulders of what might be the last awe-inspiring performance of Kobe Bryant ’s legendary career, the Los Angeles Lakers avoided losing a franchise-record 11th straight game on Tuesday night...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 6 months ago 53,736 reads 277 comments

  25. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, February 3, 2016

    Fact: Kobe Bryant scored a season-high 38 points, including seven three-pointers on Tuesday night. 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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