1. Jerry West and Warriors Honor Kobe Bryant with Video for His Last Game at Oracle

    Kobe Bryant ’s farewell tour made its final stop at Oracle Arena on Thursday night. Before the Los Angeles Lakers’ game against the Golden State Warriors, Dubs executive Jerry West narrated a heartfelt tribute to the Black Mamba...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 months ago 31,862 reads 35 comments

  2. President Barack Obama Takes Michael Jordan over Kobe and LeBron

    We know President Barack Obama has game , so his opinion on hoops arguments holds weight. On Thursday, the commander in chief fielded some questions on Twitter, and one basketball ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 months ago 46,607 reads 340 comments

  3. Lost in Kobe's Shadow, Russell, Randle Offer Lakers Vision of Bright Future

    LOS ANGELES — Someday, someone might recall the visual of D'Angelo Russell, relaxing outside the team hotel during his first year, reclining on a bellman's luggage cart of all places...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 months ago 86,662 reads 366 comments

  4. NBA Stars, Teammates Agree: Kobe Bryant Deserves All-Star Bid in Farewell Season

    LOS ANGELES — Strike up a conversation about Kobe Bryant 's obscene number of All-Star fan votes with just about any player or coach around the NBA , and you’ll inevitably hear the same thing over and over again...

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  5. Kobe Bryant Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Achilles and Return

    Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant continues to battle injuries in his farewell season, as he was on the bench with an Achilles strain on Jan. 10. He returned on January 12 but left early because of a recurrence of the injury...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 84,666 reads 94 comments

  6. Kobe Bryant, Vlade Divac Share Touching Moment After Lakers-Kings Game

    Kobe Bryant and Vlade Divac have a long history together, having been traded for one another in 1996, but at the end of the day, they are friends...

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  7. Kobe Bryant Becomes 3rd Player in NBA History to Score 33,000 Points

    Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant made some history Thursday during a frustrating final season, becoming the third player in the NBA to reach 33,000 career points...

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  8. Metta World Peace Playing Unlikely Wingman Role for Kobe Bryant Yet Again

    LOS ANGELES — Metta World Peace was 14 years old the first time he stepped on a basketball court with Kobe Bryant . It was in Providence, Rhode Island, a high school game featuring a pair of transcendent prodigies...

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

    Kobe Bryant 's farewell season has hit another speed bump, as the Los Angeles Lakers star is battling a shoulder issue and has been out of action since Dec. 30. However, he is ready to return...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 4 months ago 16,055 reads 33 comments

  10. Kobe Bryant Received by Roaring Crowd for Final Game in Boston

    The roar from the crowd at TD Garden said it all—t his moment was bigger than any rivalry. Celtics fans cheered as Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was introduced ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 4 months ago 11,358 reads 16 comments

  11. Boston Celtics Gift Kobe Bryant a Piece of Their Iconic Parquet Floor

    What do you give a man who has left his fingerprints all over the NBA history books? An actual piece of league history perhaps...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 4 months ago 64,221 reads 55 comments

  12. Michael Jordan Records Special Message for Kobe Bryant's Final Game in Charlotte

    Kobe Bryant 's farewell tour headed to the East Coast on Monday for his final game in Charlotte , where the Los Angeles Lakers star received a special message from his idol, Michael Jordan...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 4 months ago 243,919 reads 312 comments

  13. Kobe Listened to 'Don't Stop Believin'' Every Day for 2 Years After Finals Loss

    It's a well-accepted idea that champions dedicate a level of effort to their craft that far exceeds their competition—no matter how strange or painful...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 4 months ago 47,293 reads 46 comments

  14. Doc Rivers Comments on If Kobe Bryant Deserves NBA All-Star Game 2016 Selection

    Kobe Bryant is getting the legend treatment for the All-Star Game in his final NBA season, and that's totally fine with Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 4 months ago 20,224 reads 110 comments

  15. Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant Exchange Shoes, Kobe Writes 'To KD, Be the Greatest'

    Greats recognize greats. After the Oklahoma City Thunder dominated the Los Angeles Lakers 120-85 on Wednesday night, Kevin Durant and Kobe Bryant exchanged shoes...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 months ago 72,560 reads 42 comments

  16. Kobe Bryant Has Become Kevin Durant's Spirit Animal

    LOS ANGELES — Kevin Durant knows his Chicago Bulls - Oklahoma City Thunder game is the mere opening act before the NBA Finals rematch and Christmas showcase between LeBron ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 months ago 114,319 reads 145 comments

  17. Why There Will Never Be Another Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant is the last of many dying breeds in today's NBA . He's the last man standing from the 1996 draft. While Bryant, the No...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 4 months ago 64,700 reads 273 comments

  18. Kobe Bryant Names Top 5 Players He's Faced, Includes Michael Jordan and LeBron

    Kobe Bryant has faced multiple generations of NBA players in his 20-year career, but Monday he listed the five best players he's faced...

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  19. Kobe Bryant Comments on Decision Not to Play Overseas After NBA Retirement

    Kobe Bryant shot down once and for all any chance of a move overseas after the conclusion of the 2015-16 NBA regular season. "I would have loved to play overseas for a season," Bryant said Monday, per Mark Medina of the Los Angeles Daily News ..

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 39,516 reads 73 comments

  20. Does Kobe Bryant Deserve to Be a 2016 NBA All-Star?

    Kobe Bryant is an NBA legend. Though he is struggling in his final season, many think he should be allowed to go out in style...

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

    In the midst of the best stretch of his final season, Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant suffered a shoulder injury and did not play against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Dec...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 22,869 reads 76 comments

  22. At Odds with James Harden, Dwight Howard Again Must Prove Worth as Teammate

    LOS ANGELES — To see Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard yukking it up at Staples Center on Thursday night is to believe one of two hypotheses: NBA beefs are overblown...

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  23. Kobe Bryant Turns Back the Clock with Vintage 1-Handed Dunk

    UPDATE, December 18 Clint Capela tweeted out a response after Kobe's emphatic dunk: Vintage Mamba...

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  24. Comparing Kobe Bryant's Swan Song to Michael Jordan's Final Season

    Kobe Bryant has always wanted to be like Michael Jordan. We've seen countless YouTube videos showcasing similar plays from the two legendary shooting guards, and ...

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  25. Kobe Bryant Compares Himself to 'Darth Emperor' Because He Doesn't Take Orders

    This makes so much sense. On Wednesday, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was asked which Star Wars character he would be. He answered in typical Mamba fashion: It’s clear who runs that galaxy out in L...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 months ago 16,889 reads 19 comments