1. Kobe Bryant Compares Himself to 'Darth Emperor' Because He Doesn't Take Orders

    This makes so much sense. On Wednesday, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was asked which Star Wars character he would be. He answered in typical Mamba fashion: It’s clear who runs that galaxy out in L...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 5 months ago 16,889 reads 19 comments

  2. Bucks vs. Lakers Live Score and Analysis

    After ending the most notable winning streak in the NBA this season, the Milwaukee Bucks head to Los Angeles to try to hand the Lakers their seventh consecutive loss...

    Joseph Anderson Written by Joseph Anderson about 5 months ago 5,998 reads 74 comments

  3. Enjoy Vintage Kobe Bryant While You Can

    LOS ANGELES — In the 24th game of his final season, a farewell tour to end all farewell tours, Kobe Bryant 's Los Angeles Lakers lost by 29 points to a vastly superior yet ...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 5 months ago 38,014 reads 71 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant to Hide 20 Signed Pairs of Kobe 11s Around the World

    On Monday, Kobe Bryant and Nike unveiled the Los Angeles Lakers star’s latest shoe . The Kobe 11s are pretty sweet. But an autographed pair would be sweeter...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 5 months ago 74,607 reads 17 comments

  5. Gregg Popovich and Kobe Bryant Share Touching Postgame Moment

    There has yet to be a passive moment on Kobe Bryant 's farewell tour. The Los Angeles Lakers star shared a touching embrace with San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich on Friday ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 5 months ago 96,013 reads 20 comments

  6. What Should Byron Scott and the Lakers Do About Kobe Bryant?

    With Kobe Bryant 's recent announcement that he will be retiring following this season, everyone is wondering what the Lakers and head coach Byron Scott should do with him...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 5 months ago 1,198 reads 23 comments

  7. Adam Silver 'Hopes to See' Kobe Bryant at 2016 NBA All-Star Game

    Kobe Bryant 's NBA farewell tour officially kicked off last Tuesday in Philadelphia, but it remains to be seen if the Los Angeles Lakers legend will make a stop in Toronto for the 2016 All-Star Game...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 14,085 reads 195 comments

  8. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, December 10, 2015

    Fact: Wednesday's Lakers-Timberwolves game featured the only 20-plus-year NBA veterans facing off ( Kobe Bryant , Kevin Garnett ) in league history...

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  9. Lakers Fan Demonstrates Devotion with a Haircut of Kobe Bryant's Face

    Kobe Bryant fans aren't about to let their final season rooting for the Los Angeles Lakers star go to waste. They are going all out. One young fan is leading the charge with a special dedication to the Black Mamba—on the back of his head...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 5 months ago 10,640 reads 34 comments

  10. Chinese Students Make Giant Kobe Bryant Mural in the Snow

    Kobe Bryant snow mural? Kobe Bryant snow mural. Indeed, students in the Chinese province of Jilin have banded together to carve out Bryant's likeness on one of their school's snow-covered ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 5 months ago 34,235 reads 70 comments

  11. Shaq Apparently Didn't Realize Kobe Bryant Announced His Retirement Via Poem

    Shaquille O'Neal managed to go about his normal routine for more than a week following Kobe Bryant 's Nov. 29 retirement announcement before realizing his former Los Angeles Lakers teammate broke the news via poetry ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 5 months ago 53,747 reads 19 comments

  12. Raptors Surprise Kobe Bryant with Custom Sneakers After Final Game in Toronto

    Kobe Bryant has made it clear he does not want the bells and whistles of a farewell tour—no on-court ceremonies or gift presentations from opposing teams so as not to "detract" from the games, as Bleacher Report's Kevin Ding reported...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 5 months ago 102,703 reads 88 comments

  13. Kobe Bryant Signs the Cast He Put on Jonas Valanciunas' Arm

    He didn't literally put the cast on Jonas Valanciunas' arm, but Kobe Bryant is the reason the Toronto Raptors center's hand is currently sweating under gross layers of gauze and plastic...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 5 months ago 28,202 reads 38 comments

  14. Monday NBA Roundup: Byron Scott, Lakers Preparing for Post-Kobe Era All Wrong

    In a season that has been little more than an icon-servicing exhibition, Byron Scott and the Los Angeles Lakers , held captive by the presence of Kobe Bryant , don't have many good ways to prepare for a post-Bryant world...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 5 months ago 60,741 reads 182 comments

  15. Metta World Peace Says Fans Are 'Horny' for Kobe Bryant

    Since Kobe Bryant announced that the 2015-16 NBA season will be his last, fans' love affair with the Los Angeles Lakers star has nearly gotten out of hand. Metta World Peace has taken note...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 5 months ago 51,628 reads 114 comments

  16. Kobe Bryant Offered a Roster Spot by Italian Basketball Team

    Kobe Bryant has already announced his plans to retire from the NBA at the end of the 2015-16 season, but that hasn't stopped Italian club Viola Reggio Calabria from hoping to add the Los Angeles Lakers star to its squad eventually...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 35,474 reads 18 comments

  17. Shaquille O'Neal Says Kobe Bryant's No. 8 Should Be Retired, Not No. 24

    When Shaquille O'Neal speaks, people listen. Much has been made about the big fella's relationship with former Los Angeles Lakers teammate Kobe Bryant over the years, and on ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 5 months ago 66,286 reads 42 comments

  18. Jerry Colangelo Discusses Kobe Bryant, 2016 Olympic Team Selection and More

    USA Basketball managing director Jerry Colangelo admitted the situation involving retiring Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant could force the organization to make an extremely tough decision ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 25,906 reads 70 comments

  19. Kobe Bryant Reconnects with High School Point Guard in Philadelphia

    Kobe Bryant got a warm welcome when the Los Angeles Lakers traveled east to take on his hometown team, the Philadelphia 76ers , on Tuesday night...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 5 months ago 118,546 reads 26 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant Requests Not to Have Gift, Retirement Ceremonies from NBA Teams

    Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant requested that opposing teams don't plan ceremonies or gift presentations during the remaining road games of his career...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 49,113 reads 184 comments

  21. Kobe Bryant Told Byron Scott About Retirement During Game vs. Trail Blazers

    Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott said Friday that Kobe Bryant informed him of his decision to retire at season's end in the middle of a recent loss to the Portland Trail Blazers ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 40,852 reads 78 comments

  22. Kobe Bryant Told Dwyane Wade He Was Retiring in a Cold Tub in Heat's Facility

    As we all know by now, Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant is retiring at the end of this season. So every game from now on carries a little more weight than before—especially ...

    Drew Corrigan Written by Drew Corrigan about 5 months ago 165,515 reads 239 comments

  23. Kobe Bryant Discusses Retirement, NBA Career, More on 'Inside the NBA'

    Rarely do sports fans get the opportunity to appreciate something before it is gone. When Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant recently announced his intention to retire after ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 22,618 reads 72 comments

  24. Kobe Bryant Being Considered for 2016 Team USA Olympic Roster

    Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant recently announced his plans to retire from the NBA following the 2015-16 season, but the basketball legend may not be done competing on the hardwood entirely...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 39,995 reads 105 comments

  25. Will Kobe Bryant's Exit Make LA Lakers a More Appealing Free-Agent Destination?

    Once upon a time, the Los Angeles Lakers were the most beloved destination for the shiniest NBA stars. Late owner Dr. Jerry Buss treated summers like a stress-free spa retreat, where weaknesses were replenished and muscles were flexed...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 5 months ago 50,726 reads 214 comments