1. Kobe Bryant: Lakers Planning 'Greatest Comeback That the League Has Ever Seen'

    Facing the possibility of being a part of the worst Los Angeles Lakers team of all time, Kobe Bryant sat down with ESPN's Darren Rovell for the network's Sunday Conversation ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 6 months ago 27,780 reads 178 comments

  2. Kobe Bryant Launches New Company Kobe Inc. and Invests in Sports Drink

    Kobe Bryant recently signed a two-year, $48.5 million extension that made him a member of the Los Angeles Lakers for life, but that doesn't mean he's not thinking about the next phase of his career...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 6 months ago 150,015 reads 119 comments

  3. Jeanie Buss Thinks Lakers Are Still Bigger Free-Agent Magnet Than Knicks

    To say the past 13 months have been a trying time for the Buss family would be an understatement. The children of late Los Angeles Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss have faced one test after another since the family patriarch passed on Feb...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 6 months ago 38,889 reads 198 comments

  4. Rebuilding to-Do Lists for NBA Teams Eliminated from Playoff Race

    It's nearly playoff time in the NBA. Teams are scrambling for postseason positions, and fans across the country are checking potential first-round matchups . And then there are the other guys...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 6 months ago 1,874 reads 1 comments

  5. Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan Chase Same NBA Greatness in Very Different Ways

    LOS ANGELES — Whether he lives up to it, Kobe Bryant ’s much-discussed two-year contract extension is set to accomplish one very simple thing. Upcoming are Bryant’s 19th and 20th years with the Los Angeles Lakers...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 months ago 72,751 reads 543 comments

  6. How Can Lakers Both Appease Kobe Bryant and Build Intelligently?

    Kobe Bryant is chafing at the bit to get past a wretched season in which he played just six games due to injury. The five-time NBA Champion begins a two-year contract extension worth $48...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 6 months ago 2,892 reads 4 comments

  7. Is Kobe Bryant's Title Window Officially Closed?

    The direction of the Los Angeles Lakers makes one wonder whether Kobe Bryant is done winning championships...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 6 months ago 1,436 reads 8 comments

  8. Kobe Bryant 'Wasn't Surprised' by Phil Jackson Joining New York Knicks

    Call this the “acceptance” stage of Kobe Bryant ’s grief. In a story by ESPN Los Angeles’ Dave McMenamin , Bryant—during an interview on The ...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 6 months ago 17,558 reads 22 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant Uncertain If Mike D'Antoni Has Earned Another Year as Lakers Coach

    Kobe Bryant is a guy who's always had all the answers, but he was genuinely uncertain when asked about the future of Mike D'Antoni , his embattled head coach...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 months ago 3,662 reads 16 comments

  10. Kobe Bryant Says He Could Play Right Now If Lakers Were Contending

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' season may be busted beyond repair, but Kobe Bryant 's tough-guy persona is still intact. Because, priorities...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 26,982 reads 146 comments

  11. Is Steve Nash Hurting the Los Angeles Lakers by Not Walking Away?

    Here’s a good question: When a sports franchise can claim 16 banners, 16 Hall of Famers and one of the world's biggest, most loyal fanbases , what is $9 ...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 6 months ago 6,007 reads 70 comments

  12. Pau Gasol Sounds off on Phil Jackson, Kobe Bryant

    Pau Gasol has never been one to hold his tongue , but his recent words showed nothing but support for injured teammate Kobe Bryant and former coach — and newly named New York Knicks president — Phil Jackson...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 6 months ago 34,704 reads 39 comments

  13. Kobe Bryant Clowns Los Angeles Lakers Teammates for Terrible Record

    You don’t need a degree in psychology from Stanford to understand that Kobe Bryant is, well, a pretty complicated guy. Intense, exacting, hyper-competitive, often aloof...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 6 months ago 221,319 reads 430 comments

  14. Shutting Down Kobe Bryant for Rest of Season Will Be Blessing in Disguise

    Kobe Bryant ’s absence for the remainder of the season is a huge benefit for the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    J.M. Poulard Written by J.M. Poulard about 6 months ago 3,694 reads 4 comments

  15. Kobe Bryant Must Take Some Blame in Los Angeles Lakers' Giant Mess

    Facing a bleak end to his career with the Los Angeles Lakers , Kobe Bryant is lashing out when he should probably be looking in...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 months ago 45,530 reads 331 comments

  16. Pau Gasol Thinks Kobe Bryant Was Right to Rip LA Lakers

    Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant have been kindred spirits during the 2013-14 NBA season by saying what's on their minds, so it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that the ...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 6 months ago 23,178 reads 110 comments

  17. Modeling His Game, Kevin Durant Cites Kobe Bryant's Skill as 'Second to None'

    Kevin Durant really, really (really) respects Kobe Bryant . Speaking with the Los Angeles Daily News ' Mark Medina , the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar didn't duck questions ...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 6 months ago 170,177 reads 688 comments

  18. Kobe Bryant Latest to Call out LA Lakers over Pending Phil Jackson Loss

    The Los Angeles Lakers are en route to their worst regular season since moving to the West Coast in 1960, but they hadn't suffered a beating as bad as the one Kobe Bryant dished out Wednesday...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 6 months ago 78,182 reads 91 comments

  19. Kobe Bryant Reportedly Has 'No Interest' in Playing for Mike D'Antoni in 2014-15

    Kobe Bryant may slowly be realizing his mortality from a physical standpoint, but age seemingly hasn't affected his trademark unrelenting and demanding leadership style. If that means Mike D'Antoni has to lose his job, so be it...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 months ago 201,340 reads 495 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant's Lost Season Will Be Most Expensive in NBA History

    Love them or hate them, you have to admit one thing about the Los Angeles Lakers : They don't do anything small. They win championships, they draw huge crowds, and they get the best players...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 6 months ago 24,613 reads 39 comments

  21. Kobe Bryant Responds to Los Angeles Lakers Shutting Him Down for Season

    The 2013-14 season has been a massively entertaining one, but one thing has been missing for far too long: Kobe Bryant ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 6 months ago 4,011 reads 9 comments

  22. Kobe Makes Clippers Joke over Worst Franchise Loss

    With news today that he would be shut down for the rest of the regular season, we won't be seeing Kobe Bryant in any more Lakers games this season...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 6 months ago 56 reads 0 comments

  23. Kobe Bryant Ruled Out for Season: Latest News, Reaction and Analysis

    The Los Angeles Lakers disastrous season will end in even more disappointing fashion than previously thought as Kobe Bryant has been ruled out for the remainder of the regular season, according to Mike Trudell of Lakers...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 6 months ago 23,581 reads 97 comments

  24. How Kobe Bryant's Injury Woes Impact Los Angeles Lakers' Rebuilding Plan

    Kobe Bryant will be the centerpiece for the Los Angeles Lakers going forward, but his body has forced him to take a rain check on the role for the time being. The Lakers have officially ruled out Bryant for the remainder of the 2013-14 season...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 6 months ago 3,350 reads 10 comments

  25. Can Kobe Bryant Overcome Injuries to Rebound from Lost Season?

    LOS ANGELES — Before his stellar individual accomplishments and stunning Achilles tendon rupture last NBA season, and not long after he won the Olympic gold medal, there was ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 6 months ago 27,903 reads 217 comments