1. Kobe Bryant Discusses NBA Future, Lakers' Free Agency and More with Yahoo Sports

    Kobe Bryant 's future with the Los Angeles Lakers and in the NBA has been a source of speculation this offseason. The future Hall of Famer addressed his potential retirement and the state of the Lakers in an interview Tuesday with Marc J...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 6 months ago 81,616 reads 329 comments

  2. Basketball Impersonator Brandon Armstrong Imitates Kobe Bryant in Latest Edition

    Brandon Armstrong, former D-League player and masterful NBA impersonator, is back at it again. This time, he really outdid himself with his take on Kobe Bryant ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 6 months ago 277,705 reads 366 comments

  3. Kobe Bryant Welcomed Like a Demigod in China Once Again

    Kobe Bryant is on his annual Nike #branding tour in China this week, making public appearances and drawing the usual One Direction-ish crush of fans along the way...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 6 months ago 115,554 reads 414 comments

  4. Best Viral Sports Memes of 2015 (So Far)

    Let’s face it—midsummer is not the most eventful time on the sports calendar. Football, basketball and hockey are all in offseason mode...

    Nick Selbe Written by Nick Selbe about 6 months ago 53,469 reads 11 comments

  5. Teams, Fans Want Stars to Take Less, but It's Clear Sacrifice Guarantees Nothing

    In the three cases of basketball legends in financial court, two verdicts are already in. Kobe Bryant took the massive money he was offered in 2013…and despite much public ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 months ago 107,023 reads 180 comments

  6. Los Angeles Lakers Must Add Small Forward Depth Before Next Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers turned over much of their roster this offseason, constructing a new roster on the fly...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 6 months ago 13,032 reads 8 comments

  7. 12 Times Kobe Bryant Came Through and Shut Down Social Media

    For someone who only joined Twitter in 2013, Kobe Bryant dominates social media like it's his job. In just two years, Bryant has become a master mic-dropper...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 7 months ago 103,169 reads 93 comments

  8. Lakers Introduction Presser Takes Awkward Turn After Kobe Bryant Question

    So a priceless thing happened Wednesday afternoon at the Los Angeles Lakers' new player introduction press conference...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 7 months ago 579,656 reads 589 comments

  9. Los Angeles Lakers Playing with Fire Having Kobe Bryant at Small Forward

    Kobe Bryant and shooting guard have been synonymous for so many years. The future Hall of Famer took over as the Los Angeles Lakers ' starting 2-guard at the beginning ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 7 months ago 101,883 reads 160 comments

  10. Lakers' Infusion of Young Talent to Test Kobe's Ability to Take Needed Step Back

    Kobe Bryant split a pair of hapless defenders like he was slipping through a closing door at the last second. Then, after breaching the lane, he looked off a third misguided soul, opening up a chasm for him to do the kind of things he does...

    Chris Palmer Written by Chris Palmer about 7 months ago 221,533 reads 400 comments

  11. Kobe Bryant Takes in Barcelona's Training Session in Los Angeles

    Go ahead, give Kobe Bryant an excuse to watch Barcelona. The Los Angeles Lakers superstar and five-time NBA champion took some time out on Monday to take in Barcelona's training session in Los Angeles...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 7 months ago 60,007 reads 37 comments

  12. The Kobe Bryant Conundrum: NBA Salary Cap Can Be No-Win for Aging Superstars

    The NBA has a soft cap, and that produces something I call the “Kobe Bryant Conundrum” or KBC. That’s what happens when a team’s two inherent goals come into conflict...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 35,048 reads 108 comments

  13. Lakers News: Jordan Hill Weighs in on Kobe Bryant, LA Summer League Update

    The Los Angeles Lakers are transitioning into a new era in the coming years, and the team's makeup will be fundamentally different when legendary guard Kobe Bryant retires...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 7 months ago 50,889 reads 111 comments

  14. NBA Free Agency: Latest Buzz Surrounding LaMarcus Aldridge

    NBA free agency began at 12:01 a.m. ET on Wednesday, and teams around the league wasted no time in dishing out expensive contracts. On the first day alone, teams agreed in principle to pay over $1...

    Nick Selbe Written by Nick Selbe about 7 months ago 1,389 reads 2 comments

  15. Kobe's Pitch to LaMarcus Aldridge Reveals Why Free Agents Are Rebuffing Lakers

    LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant could only say what he knew. He had lost faith in the Los Angeles Lakers , Bryant told LaMarcus Aldridge . Bryant did not believe the franchise could help him win again...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 7 months ago 951,165 reads 728 comments

  16. Lakers' Next Step in Rebuild May Be Leading Them on Path to LaMarcus Aldridge

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — You lower your standards in so many ways when things get rough. You don't even realize the slippage most of the time...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 7 months ago 143,881 reads 371 comments

  17. Kobe Bryant Speaks About Retirement, Says Next Season Might Be Last

    Speculation has circled the possibility of Kobe Bryant 's 20th NBA season being his last for months, but he provided a bit of clarity during an interview with ESPN's Jemele Hill at the BET Experience Saturday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 78,875 reads 235 comments

  18. Kobe Bryant's Response When Asked About Not Being a Great Friend Is Flawless

    Line of the year. Kobe Bryant was being being interviewed by ESPN's Jemele Hill at the Staples Center on Saturday night for the BET Awards when he was asked a bunch of interesting questions...

    Arman Walia Written by Arman Walia about 7 months ago 227,965 reads 527 comments

  19. Lakers Rumors: Latest Trade, Free-Agent Buzz Following 2015 NBA Draft

    Looks like the Los Angeles Lakers are back. Well, kind of. With the second pick of the 2015 NBA draft, the team picked up what it hopes is the next superstar in point guard D’Angelo Russell, an electrifying 19-year-old out of Ohio State...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 7 months ago 29,292 reads 5 comments

  20. In D'Angelo Russell, Lakers See Superstar Quality That Has Defined the Franchise

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The Los Angeles Lakers ' pick of D'Angelo Russell over Jahlil Okafor is being framed as a referendum on guards mattering more than centers in today's perimeter-partisan NBA ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 8 months ago 203,504 reads 355 comments

  21. Lakers Drawing Closer to Drafting D'Angelo Russell to Lead Team into Next Era

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — If the Los Angeles Lakers draft Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell on Thursday night, as is the increasing likelihood, it will be for one simple reason...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 8 months ago 281,487 reads 495 comments

  22. Nike Kobe X 'Independence Day' Release Date Schedule, Pics and Retail Price

    If you want to grab attention at a barbecue during the Fourth of July weekend, Nike is about to release the ideal sneaker for you. The Kobe X Independence Day editions are just days away from release...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 8 months ago 2,187 reads 0 comments

  23. How Rumored Dwyane Wade-Kobe Bryant Pairing Could Work for Los Angeles Lakers

    Admit it, NBA fans. The thought of a potential Dwyane Wade - Kobe Bryant pairing for the 2015-16 Los Angeles Lakers is, at the very least, intriguing...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 8 months ago 71,107 reads 83 comments

  24. Kobe Bryant Takes to Instagram to Remind Everyone How Good He and Shaq Were

    Kobe Bryant threw it back to 2001 in an Instagram post Wednesday, just a day after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers to bring the Larry O'Brien Trophy home to Oakland...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 221,554 reads 510 comments

  25. Kobe Bryant Defends LeBron James' High-Volume Shooting During NBA Finals

    LeBron James ' per-game field-goal attempt average has risen from 18.5 in the regular season to 26.8 in the playoffs, ballooning to 35.7 in the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 149,130 reads 447 comments