1. Is Kobe Bryant the Most Successful Player of His Era?

    Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers is widely accepted as the best player of his generation, but does that make him its most successful one? Bryant may have missed the entirety ...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 6 months ago 43,498 reads 586 comments

  2. Jeanie Buss: Kobe Bryant a 'Great Investment' and 'Worth Every Dime'

    When Kobe Bryant signed a two-year extension worth $48.5 million, fans tended to fall into two camps. One group felt as though the Los Angeles Lakers were paying far too ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 6 months ago 48,929 reads 428 comments

  3. Kobe Bryant Plots to Use Influence as Lakers Plot Rebuilding Course

    LOS ANGELES — The legend has been built on the points and the championships. The mystique comes from the persona...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 months ago 82,729 reads 272 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant Didn't Care About Mike D'Antoni Leaving, Wants Input on Next Coach

    After head coach Mike D’Antoni resigned following a dismal 27-55 regular season, the Los Angeles Lakers will once again be tasked with hiring a new man to patrol the sideline...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 6 months ago 31,356 reads 143 comments

  5. Lakers Insider: Mike D'Antoni's Departure May See Lakers Turn to Past for Coach

    LOS ANGELES — This is your chance to be the head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers . Polish up that resume. If it includes a degree from the University of North Carolina—same as Mitch Kupchak—you’re practically in...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 months ago 80,489 reads 120 comments

  6. Los Angeles Lakers Entering Biggest Offseason of Kobe Bryant Era

    Almost two decades into a triumphant alliance that has survived stubbornness, egos, heartbreak, age and even death, the Los Angeles Lakers and Kobe Bryant face a summer mired in uncertainty and disquiet they've never encountered before...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 17,090 reads 32 comments

  7. Kobe Bryant Is Biggest Roadblock in Los Angeles Lakers Rebuild

    Among the many roadblocks facing the Los Angeles Lakers in their attempt at a hypersonic rebuild is Kobe Bryant , the 35-year-old shooting guard to whom their fortunes are still decidedly tethered...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 18,131 reads 109 comments

  8. Kobe Bryant Tells Pau Gasol He Wants Him to Return to Los Angeles Lakers

    Kobe Bryant wants Pau Gasol to stay with the Los Angeles Lakers . "I spoke with Kobe before the end of the season and he told me he wanted me to stay," Gasol told Marca ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 34,556 reads 113 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant's Input Critical in Los Angeles Lakers Finding Next Head Coach

    Here's an uncontroversial proposition on which we should all be able to agree. Regardless of what direction the Los Angeles Lakers decide to go when selecting a new head coach, they should probably solicit some buy-in from their best player...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 6 months ago 37,503 reads 101 comments

  10. Does Kobe Bryant Attract or Repel Potential LA Lakers Coaching Candidates?

    The Los Angeles Lakers are a ship without a captain. The team no longer has a coach after announcing the resignation of Mike D'Antoni on Wednesday evening...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 6 months ago 13,953 reads 87 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 24,571 reads 107 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 7,104 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 5,508 reads 15 comments

  14. 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 6 months ago 23,588 reads 61 comments

  15. 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 6 months ago 6,540 reads 41 comments

  16. 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 6 months ago 94,611 reads 473 comments

  17. 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 6 months ago 12,765 reads 51 comments

  18. 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 7 months ago 1,868 reads 3 comments

  19. 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 7 months ago 3,595 reads 2 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 2,066 reads 2 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 25,602 reads 210 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 11,926 reads 38 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 16,328 reads 10 comments

  24. 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 7 months ago 14,692 reads 48 comments

  25. 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 7 months ago 2,419 reads 1 comments