1. 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 10 months ago 52,859 reads 104 comments

  2. 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...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 10 months ago 95,280 reads 124 comments

  3. 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 10 months ago 263,167 reads 176 comments

  4. 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 10 months ago 10,124 reads 7 comments

  5. 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 10 months ago 25,509 reads 68 comments

  6. 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 10 months ago 48,759 reads 131 comments

  7. 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 10 months ago 154,412 reads 384 comments

  8. 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 10 months ago 32,087 reads 62 comments

  9. 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 10 months ago 130,212 reads 180 comments

  10. 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 10 months ago 36,213 reads 39 comments

  11. 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 10 months ago 9,829 reads 3 comments

  12. 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 10 months ago 76,693 reads 23 comments

  13. 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 10 months ago 28,292 reads 66 comments

  14. 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 10 months ago 92,416 reads 147 comments

  15. 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 10 months ago 46,348 reads 44 comments

  16. 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 10 months ago 95,537 reads 140 comments

  17. 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 10 months ago 54,238 reads 277 comments

  18. 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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  19. Kobe Bryant Comments on Lakers After Blowout Loss to Hornets

    The Los Angeles Lakers lost 101-82 to the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday, dropping to a Western Conference-worst 9-41...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 10 months ago 80,045 reads 16 comments

  20. Nike Unveils NBA All-Star 2016 Signature Sneakers

    Looking to get laced up for the All-Star Game? Nike has rolled out this year's lineup for five of its signature athletes, drawing inspiration from the city of Toronto's heritage and natural elements while also nodding to each athlete's achievements...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 10 months ago 29,302 reads 10 comments

  21. Derrick Rose Calls Kobe Bryant 'Our Generation's Michael Jordan'

    Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose praised Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant on Thursday prior to his final matchup with the legend at the Staples Center...

    Mike Norris Written by Mike Norris about 10 months ago 54,250 reads 146 comments

  22. Pau Gasol Puts the Moves on Kobe Bryant, Scores on Former Teammate

    Two years ago, Pau Gasol would’ve been doing this while wearing purple and gold. But instead, he’s wearing Chicago Bulls red—and scoring on his former teammate, Kobe Bryant ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 10 months ago 4,124 reads 6 comments

  23. Kobe Bryant Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Shoulder and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was suffering from a shoulder injury and did not play in Tuesday's 92-90 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 5,296 reads 15 comments

  24. Samaki Walker Opens Up About Time Kobe Bryant Punched Him in the Face over $100

    It didn't take much for young Kobe Bryant to give you the mitts. Standing in stark contrast to the poem-penning, sensei-meditating-amid-the-bamboo aura of Vino Bryant , the younger, ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 10 months ago 157,416 reads 40 comments

  25. Kobe Bryant Comments on AAU Basketball's Impact on Sport

    Never one to mince words, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant found an interesting subject for his ire: AAU basketball...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 11 months ago 122,801 reads 48 comments