1. Should Los Angeles Lakers Go All-In on Tom Thibodeau as Next Head Coach?

    The Los Angeles Lakers will face a big test this offseason in filling the head coach position vacated by Mike D'Antoni ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 4 months ago 24,515 reads 107 comments

  2. What Will Kobe Bryant's 2014 Summer of Rehab Look Like?

    It feels a little like deja vu— Kobe Bryant is once again spending the summer in rehab and training, looking toward a comeback by the start of the regular basketball season...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 4 months ago 6,615 reads 0 comments

  3. What Offensive System Should Lakers Use in Kobe's Twilight Years?

    Los Angeles Lakers fans are hoping to see Kobe Bryant back in uniform for the start of next season after an agonizingly long layoff...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 4 months ago 5,412 reads 15 comments

  4. Showtime Set to Profile Lakers Star Kobe Bryant in Documentary This Fall

    Before the final curtain falls on Kobe Bryant 's basketball career, fans will get a rare treat in the form of a Showtime documentary called Kobe Bryant's Muse profiling one of the greatest Lakers to don purple and gold...

    Gabe Zaldivar Written by Gabe Zaldivar about 4 months ago 23,511 reads 61 comments

  5. Report: Kobe Bryant Goes to France as Los Angeles Lakers Finish Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers will conclude a campaign to forget on Wednesday night when they take on the San Antonio Spurs in the regular-season finale...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 4 months ago 6,485 reads 41 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant Calls This Season 'S--t,' Says Next Year Will Be 'Epic'

    Kobe Bryant , blunt as ever, is ready to move on. The Los Angeles Lakers will not participate in the postseason for just the third time in three decades, Bryant logged ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 4 months ago 94,463 reads 473 comments

  7. Los Angeles Lakers' Offseason Will Define Kobe Bryant's Final Chapter

    Years from now, long after Kobe Bryant has scored his final points and hung up his Los Angeles Lakers jersey for good, this summer will be looked at as the offseason that salvaged ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 12,167 reads 51 comments

  8. Kobe Bryant's Leadership Must Become More Mentor Than Master

    Kobe Bryant knows time is not on his side. But, while he yearns for that sixth championship, Bryant must also realize it's not going to happen right away...

    Howard Ruben Written by Howard Ruben about 4 months ago 1,753 reads 3 comments

  9. Ideas for 'Kobe Inc.' After Bryant Retires from LA Lakers

    Kobe Bryant told Forbes ' Kurt Badenhausen that the goal of Kobe Inc. "is to own and grow brands and ideas that challenge and redefine the sports industry while inspiring the world...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 4 months ago 3,414 reads 2 comments

  10. Why Mitch Kupchak's Extension Is Good News for Los Angeles Lakers' Future

    The Los Angeles Lakers are somewhere between rebuilding and epic uncertainty, but the one sure thing going forward is that there's only one man in position to turn this thing around...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 5 months ago 2,020 reads 2 comments

  11. GM Mitch Kupchak: Lakers Won't Consult Kobe Bryant on Mike D'Antoni's Future

    Kobe Bryant 's influence over the Los Angeles Lakers ' future is waning. There have been different signs that Bryant's power is slowly and surely being marginalized in Los Angeles, ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 25,543 reads 210 comments

  12. Should Lakers Recruit Derek Fisher for Front-Office Position?

    With Derek Fisher’s long and successful playing career drawing to a close, he’ll naturally be looking toward new opportunities. The Los Angeles Lakers would be wise to consider luring him back for a front-office position...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 5 months ago 11,866 reads 39 comments

  13. What Kind of Player Will Kobe Bryant Be Next Season?

    It would have been laughable if it wasn’t so tragic— Kobe Bryant coming back from a devastating injury that nearly ended his career and being pressed into running the point by Mike D’Antoni...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 5 months ago 15,319 reads 10 comments

  14. Cheer Up LA Lakers Fans, Your Team Is Usually Awesome

    Somewhere, there is an 11-month-old fan of the Los Angeles Lakers who has never seen his favorite team make the NBA playoffs...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 5 months ago 14,644 reads 48 comments

  15. How Will Lean LA Lakers Years Affect Kobe Bryant's Legacy?

    Kobe Bryant ’s legacy - including whether he'll be remembered as the greatest player in the storied history of the Los Angeles Lakers - could take an interesting turn during the franchise's upcoming rebuild...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 5 months ago 2,276 reads 1 comments

  16. LA Lakers Will Not Increase Ticket Prices Next Season

    LOS ANGELES — It's not easy being a Los Angeles Lakers fan these days, but here’s a small measure of relief: The Lakers are not increasing ticket prices next season...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 5 months ago 11,725 reads 22 comments

  17. Is Steve Nash's Contract Key to LA Lakers Landing Another Star?

    The Los Angeles Lakers roster may look radically different next season, but there will be at least one constant in addition to franchise face Kobe Bryant ...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 5 months ago 13,838 reads 44 comments

  18. Pros and Cons of Lakers Re-Signing Pau Gasol

    The question of whether to re-sign Los Angeles Lakers free agent Pau Gasol has been debated all season long, and it will continue to be, until he actually makes his mark on the dotted line somewhere else...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 5 months ago 12,414 reads 68 comments

  19. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Expresses Doubt Kobe Bryant Can Break Scoring Record

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar isn't worried about his scoring record, but he is concerned about the health of hobbled Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 5 months ago 11,727 reads 33 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant: 'I Don't Have That Obsession to Be a Great Coach'

    Kobe Bryant is thinking about the future. Though the Los Angeles Lakers franchise cornerstone signed a two-year extension in November that will keep him playing through ...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 5 months ago 20,196 reads 62 comments

  21. Will Kobe Bryant Help or Hinder Los Angeles Lakers Rebuild Through Free Agency?

    Kobe Bryant finds himself in unfamiliar territory with the Los Angeles Lakers , injured and aging, desperately trying to win another championship that's predicated on the performances of players the team doesn't yet have...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 4,383 reads 36 comments

  22. Los Angeles Lakers TV Ratings Down Almost 50 Percent from Last Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' place in the standings isn't the only thing to take a massive hit in Kobe Bryant 's absence...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 5 months ago 4,450 reads 38 comments

  23. Despite Injury, Kobe Bryant's Contract Still Makes More Sense Than You'd Think

    Kobe Bryant ’s bloated contract with the Los Angeles Lakers seems like a mistake now that he’s been declared out for the season , and his body seems too broken for him to play through much of the next two, either...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 5 months ago 5,336 reads 10 comments

  24. Can Los Angeles Lakers Rebuild Fast Enough to Extend Kobe Bryant's Title Window?

    Six. That's still the number Kobe Bryant cares about most. Not five, the number of NBA championships he already has, but six, the number he wants, the number the Los Angeles Lakers want to give him...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 10,798 reads 131 comments

  25. Steve Nash 'Wouldn't Disagree' Kobe Bryant and Mike D'Antoni Don't Work Together

    Allow Steve Nash to show you the door, Mr. Mike D'Antoni . Magic Mike has long seemed like a soon-to-be-unemployed coach walking, what with the Los Angeles Lakers chasing the ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 5 months ago 19,819 reads 35 comments