1. Bryant Needs 31 Points to Pass Jordan on All-Time Scoring List

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant needs 31 points in Friday's game against the San Antonio Spurs to surpass Michael Jordan for third place on the NBA 's all-time scoring list, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 months ago 3,321 reads 9 comments

  2. LeBron James Caught in Difficult Balancing Act in Addressing Social Issues

    It was a night of princely pomp, due to the presence of the royal couple, and solemn circumstance, with NBA players showing support for a Staten Island man killed by police...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 8 months ago 76,235 reads 26 comments

  3. Mitch Kupchak Believes Kobe Bryant Will Retire When Contract Expires in 2016

    The Los Angeles Lakers are in a tailspin with nary an end in sight. Superstar Kobe Bryant is doing what he can to carry a lackluster squad in averaging 25.2 points per game, but his team is still 5-16 this season...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 58,879 reads 213 comments

  4. Hopeful He Had Found a Home in LA, Jeremy Lin Again Left Looking for Answers

    LOS ANGELES — Jeremy Lin, backup point guard, threw the hoodie up and over his head and headed out of Staples Center late Sunday night undercover...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 8 months ago 111,669 reads 319 comments

  5. Kobe Bryant Launching Los Angeles Lakers Farewell Tour in Historical Fashion

    The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t winning many games these days, but reigning superstar Kobe Bryant seems intent on going out in style—defying Father Time, breaking records and leaving it all on the floor every night...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 8 months ago 17,472 reads 47 comments

  6. How Much Blame Does Kobe Bryant Deserve for Los Angeles Lakers' Pathetic Start?

    It's easy to pin this on Kobe Bryant . Watching this Los Angeles Lakers team—its league-worst defense , its players standing around dejectedly on offense watching a 36-year-old ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 8 months ago 31,286 reads 235 comments

  7. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Boston Celtics: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    The Boston Celtics defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, 113-96, Friday night behind a career-high 24 points (10-of-11 shooting) and season-high 14 rebounds from Tyler Zeller...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 9,653 reads 90 comments

  8. Lakers Rumors: Rajon Rondo Speculation Intriguing, Premature

    The Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics play each other Friday, but a game between the NBA ’s two most successful franchises is far from the only news surrounding each team...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 2,329 reads 0 comments

  9. Lakers, Celtics Find Paths Connected Again in Fight to Recapture Glory Days

    If you had a time machine and were to choose any moment to drop in on the Celtics-Lakers rivalry, it'd have to be in the 1960s or '80s, when larger-than-life championship showdowns between the teams were the norm...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 8 months ago 24,990 reads 115 comments

  10. Kobe Bryant and Rajon Rondo Eat Breakfast Together in Boston

    Who knew a little bacon and eggs could dissolve one of the NBA ’s longest standing rivalries? ESPN’s Baxter Holmes spotted Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant sharing ...

    Jesse Pantuosco Written by Jesse Pantuosco about 8 months ago 189,644 reads 285 comments

  11. Who Has Had the More Successful Return: Derrick Rose or Kobe Bryant?

    Derrick Rose and Kobe Bryant are not united by age or roles or even team circumstances. By most measurements, they're vastly different—two different players from two separate eras traveling divergent paths...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 34,306 reads 149 comments

  12. Los Angeles Lakers vs. Washington Wizards: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    The Washington Wizards defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, 111-95, Wednesday night behind 27 points and seven assists from Bradley Beal. The Wizards (12-5) have now won four straight games against the Lakers (5-14) while L...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 6,430 reads 29 comments

  13. Kobe Bryant: What It Means to Me to Pass Michael Jordan on NBA's Scoring List

    All the reasons that others have to diminish this, an upcoming accomplishment that most definitely resonates with Kobe Bryant , are the very reasons he cherishes it...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 8 months ago 487,703 reads 626 comments

  14. Los Angeles Lakers in Danger of Repeating History with Kobe Bryant

    At age 36, Kobe Bryant is averaging 36 minutes per game and shouldering a heavy burden for a team with a 5-13 record. Sometimes the end seems to justify the means, such as an overtime win against the Toronto Raptors , 129-122 on Nov...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 8 months ago 18,590 reads 30 comments

  15. Kobe Bryant Becomes Oldest Player with 30 Points in a Triple-Double

    Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant became the oldest player in NBA history to score 30 points in a triple-double when he dropped 31 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds on the Toronto Raptors on Sunday, per ESPN Stats & Info ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 8 months ago 2,574 reads 4 comments

  16. Kobe Bryant Shakes off Contact, Crosses over Terrence Ross to Sink Jumper

    Kobe Bryant didn't get a call from the referee at a crucial moment in Sunday's game against the Toronto Raptors, so he took matters into his own hands...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 8 months ago 163,339 reads 46 comments

  17. Relive the Best of Kobe Bryant's Historic Triple-Double

    Kobe Bryant messed around with the best team in the East and got a triple-double against the Toronto Raptors , totaling 31 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 8 months ago 8,643 reads 26 comments

  18. Jeremy Lin Learning Valuable Lesson from Kobe Bryant About NBA Survival

    Jeremy Lin has had both good and not-so-good games during his first month with the Los Angeles Lakers . And, with encouragement and tough love from Kobe Bryant , the 26-year-old point guard is learning about survival in the NBA ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 8 months ago 46,770 reads 130 comments

  19. Kobe Bryant 1st Player in NBA History with 30,000 Points and 6,000 Assists

    Kobe Bryant never passes. Few NBA tropes are more tried and true and yet so tired—or have been since the late Bill Clinton Administration—than this one...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 8 months ago 73,389 reads 389 comments

  20. Toronto Raptors vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    Behind Kobe Bryant 's 20th-career triple-double, the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a four-game losing streak and defeated the Toronto Raptors, 129-122, in overtime Sunday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 17,204 reads 307 comments

  21. Kobe Bryant: 'I've Never Heard' Tony Allen Ask for Help on Defense

    Take a bow, Tony Allen. It's not every day that one of the greatest scorers in league history bestows compliments upon your defensive stylings, but that's exactly what Kobe Bryant ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 76,794 reads 66 comments

  22. The Immortal Appeal of Kobe Bryant

    Just one month into Kobe Bryant 's 19th campaign, his season has already been more eventful than some men's careers...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 8 months ago 37,173 reads 168 comments

  23. Lakers News: Latest Buzz Surrounding Kobe Bryant, Xavier Henry and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers hold a 3-11 record entering Wednesday's contest against the Memphis Grizzlies ...

    Sean ODonnell Written by Sean ODonnell about 8 months ago 895 reads 0 comments

  24. Nick Young: Right Message, Wrong Guy to Fix Los Angeles Lakers

    If Nick Young weren't Nick Young, one of the NBA 's most notoriously trigger-happy chuckers , his comments on Kobe Bryant might make a difference. But Nick Young is Nick Young...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 8 months ago 8,738 reads 9 comments

  25. Did Kobe Tell Teammates to Get out of the Way Before Last Shot of Regulation?

    When the game is on the line, everyone on the Los Angeles Lakers not named Kobe Bryant might as well just take a seat on the bench, because the Black Mamba is going to be the one taking the shot...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 8 months ago 419,452 reads 460 comments