1. Kobe Bryant Poised to Be Least Valuable Scoring Champion in NBA History

    Don't make the mistake of thinking scoring is everything that matters in the NBA . Sure, teams win by putting up more points than the opposition, but determining value on the basis of points per game alone is a recipe for disaster...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 6 months ago 50,407 reads 248 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant Tries to Be Hero, Air-Balls Deep 3 with 6 Seconds Left on Shot Clock

    Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant has dealt with some serious injuries over the past couple of seasons, but his confidence has clearly not taken a hit...

    Tyler Brooke Written by Tyler Brooke about 6 months ago 162,844 reads 333 comments

  3. Most Startling Statistics of Los Angeles Lakers' Season so Far

    One of the most enjoyable exercises of the early season is to look at surprising statistics. The Los Angeles Lakers are chock-full of quirky metrics, both on a team and individual level...

    Ehran Khan Written by Ehran Khan about 6 months ago 15,198 reads 27 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant Scoffs at Hometown Discounts as a 'Coup' Against Players

    Kobe Bryant isn't about to pat Dirk Nowitzki on the back. More pointedly, Bryant won't ever placate NBA owners by accepting a hometown discount or below-market contract...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 71,252 reads 388 comments

  5. Will Kobe Bryant's Last Chapter with Los Angeles Lakers End in Disappointment?

    Now in his 19th NBA season, Kobe Bryant has proved a lot of skeptics wrong by returning from serious injuries and competing at a high level...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 6 months ago 24,082 reads 163 comments

  6. In Nick Young, Kobe Finds Partnership He Failed to Develop with Dwight Howard

    HOUSTON — Even on a night when Kobe Bryant was as nice as could be toward Dwight Howard , the reasons why their partnership didn't flower were prevalent...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 months ago 178,741 reads 268 comments

  7. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest on Potential Kobe Bryant, Corey Brewer Deals

    No one is immune to NBA trade rumors. Even the most recognizable faces in basketball find their way onto the rumor mill now and again...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 6 months ago 16,667 reads 5 comments

  8. Kobe Bryant Becomes 4th to Reach 32,000 Career Points

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant scored 28 points in Tuesday's 114-109 win over the Atlanta Hawks to become the fourth player ever with 32,000 or more career points, per NBA on Twitter ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 6 months ago 2,980 reads 3 comments

  9. Lakers News: Latest on Kobe Bryant's Historical Accomplishment and More

    Stop the presses. The Los Angeles Lakers won a basketball game. The Lakers picked up their second win of the season Tuesday night in a 114-109 victory over the Atlanta Hawks ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 10,114 reads 31 comments

  10. Los Angeles Lakers Must Develop Identity That Extends Beyond Kobe Bryant

    For nearly two decades now, Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers have been synonymous. But as an epic journey hastens toward its inevitable conclusion, a simple reality can ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 6 months ago 3,374 reads 43 comments

  11. Kobe Bryant Passes 32,000 Points Scored in NBA Career

    Kobe Bryant took one step closer to overtaking Michael Jordan on Tuesday against the Atlanta Hawks. The shooting guard notched his 32,000th career point in the fourth quarter ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 68,944 reads 413 comments

  12. Rules No Longer Apply to Kobe Bryant and Los Angeles Lakers

    Down by 30 points late in the third quarter of an eventual 136-115 loss to the Golden State Warriors , it hits you: Kobe Bryant has no business being in the game...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 months ago 23,211 reads 34 comments

  13. Dubious Sports Records Held by Superstars

    Though we often romanticize and idolize our legends of sport, they—perhaps better than anyone—teach us that with true greatness comes frequent failure...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 6 months ago 19,809 reads 10 comments

  14. Kevin Ding: Byron Scott Has Created an 'Unhealthy' Relationship with Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant is playing 35.0 minutes per game for the Los Angeles Lakers , and it's only November. Byron Scott's usage of Bryant has been similar to past head coaches who have ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 6 months ago 19,085 reads 64 comments

  15. Has Kobe Bryant Become Too Obsessed with Passing Michael Jordan in Scoring?

    At this point, it's almost inevitable that Kobe Bryant will pass Michael Jordan for third on the all-time scoring list ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 6 months ago 473,395 reads 335 comments

  16. Byron Scott's Overriding Faith in Kobe Bryant Has Lakers on Brink of Fracture

    LOS ANGELES — After Mike Brown and Mike D'Antoni, the Los Angeles Lakers needed a leader of men. With his poised posture, authoritative calm and championship heritage, Byron Scott undoubtedly has leadership skills...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 months ago 89,319 reads 327 comments

  17. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Kobe Bryant and Rajon Rondo

    It’s hard to feel sorry for Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics fans considering the two franchises basically had a monopoly on the Larry O’Brien Trophy for so many years...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 70,398 reads 68 comments

  18. Kobe Bryant Illness: Updates on Lakers Star's Status and Recovery

    Kobe Bryant has been battling an illness but is expected to play Sunday vs. Golden State. Continue for updates. Sunday, Nov. 16 Bryant Expected to Play vs. Warriors Byron Scott updated Kobe Bryant's status prior to Sunday's game vs...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 6 months ago 30,607 reads 228 comments

  19. Beck/Bucher: Imagining the Ideal Kobe Bryant Trade Scenarios

    Kobe Bryant has been and probably always will be a Los Angeles Laker. Currently under a two-year, $48.5 million contract, it would seem implausible to find Bryant wearing another jersey other than purple and gold...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 6 months ago 76,081 reads 312 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant's Worst Shooting Night Ever Brings Lakers' Woes to New Lows

    Earlier this week, the iconic Kobe Bryant surpassed John Havlicek to become the NBA 's all-time leader in missed field-goal attempts. Friday night, he tightened his hold on that record in a big way...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 6 months ago 71,640 reads 326 comments

  21. Lakers News: Latest on Los Angeles' Struggles, Nick Young's Return and More

    It's been an ugly start to the 2014-15 season for the Los Angeles Lakers . The team is reeling with a dismal 1-7 record, and things don't appear to be getting any easier with a road trip to San Antonio next on the slate...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 6 months ago 658 reads 0 comments

  22. Why We Should All Relish the Kobe Bryant Show

    Basketball is entertainment, and Kobe Bryant is the best show in town. That has to be the starting point, or we'll get nowhere...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 months ago 21,747 reads 147 comments

  23. Kobe Bryant Comments on Difference Between His Contract and Tim Duncan's

    The Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs square off Friday night at the Staples Center, as two of the NBA 's biggest names in Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan headline the marquee matchup...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 6 months ago 157,920 reads 107 comments

  24. Los Angeles Lakers Head Coach Byron Scott Rips Team's Defensive Effort

    The Los Angeles Lakers haven't stopped anyone this season, and head coach Byron Scott has seen enough. Per Baxter Holmes of ESPNLosAngeles.com , Scott unloaded on his team after an ugly 109-102 loss to the New Orleans Pelicans on Nov...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 7 months ago 7,259 reads 41 comments

  25. The Bread-and-Butter Plays for Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant 's supreme confidence has always been both his greatest asset and most glaring weakness. A confident Bryant intimidates opponents, wills his teammates to greater heights and dominates the fourth quarter...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 7 months ago 4,875 reads 21 comments