1. Luke Walton Comments on Becoming Lakers Head Coach, Warriors and More

    The Los Angeles Lakers announced that they hired former Golden State Warriors assistant coach Luke Walton to be their head coach Friday...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 7 months ago 18,903 reads 0 comments

  2. Nick Young Escapes Misspelled Tattoo Thanks to Iggy Azalea

    Ball don't lie, and apparently, neither does ink. What Nick Young apparently meant to express with his prospective "Born Reble" tattoo was his bold nonconformity to authority, social norms and expectations...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 7 months ago 155,144 reads 40 comments

  3. Kobe Bryant-Signed No. 8 Hardwood from Final Game Listed in NBA Auctions

    No. 8 or No. 24? Countless debate has been waged over which of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant 's jersey numbers should be hung in the rafters of the Staples Center...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 7 months ago 35,389 reads 44 comments

  4. The Los Angeles Lakers Are Finally Like Everybody Else

    For much, if not all, of their history, the Los Angeles Lakers have been NBA royalty. They've won far more than they've lost, with sharp coaching, revered stars and, above all else, Lady Luck permanently affixed on their shoulders...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 7 months ago 85,206 reads 152 comments

  5. Who's the Best Fit as the Next Coach of the Los Angeles Lakers?

    With Byron Scott relieved of his head coaching duties after a disastrous 2015-16 season, as reported by The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Los Angeles Lakers are in need of a new coach to guide their franchise back to prominence...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 7 months ago 11,544 reads 73 comments

  6. LA Lakers Brass Still Can't See Obvious Path Forward After Byron Scott Firing

    LOS ANGELES — There was a temptation for Jim Buss and Mitch Kupchak to keep Byron Scott on as head coach. At least it would've projected some semblance of stability for the proud Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 7 months ago 199,204 reads 208 comments

  7. Luke Walton Named Lakers Head Coach

    The Los Angeles Lakers fired Byron Scott on April 24, but it didn't take them long to find his replacement, as the team announced it has chosen its next head coach. Continue for updates...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 7 months ago 107,487 reads 225 comments

  8. Byron Scott Fired by Lakers: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Los Angeles Lakers   announced they have fired head coach Byron Scott on Sunday following the team's third consecutive season of missing the playoffs. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical initially reported the news, citing sources...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 months ago 123,363 reads 451 comments

  9. Kobe Bryant Learned to Play Beethoven's 'Moonlight Sonata' for Vanessa by Ear

    Kobe Bryant is not one to take the easy road. Even when it comes to learning to play the piano—which he did by ear. No formal lessons. Why? Well, he wanted to play "something nice" for his wife, Vanessa...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 36,628 reads 57 comments

  10. Top 2016 Offseason Priorities for the Los Angeles Lakers

    The Los Angeles Lakers closed out a miserable season on a high note as Kobe Bryant capped his extraordinary career with a 60-point night...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 8 months ago 86,992 reads 233 comments

  11. Bag of Air from Kobe Bryant's Final Career Game Is for Sale

    You might have wondered what the feeling in the air was like at Staples Center for Kobe Bryant 's final career game Wednesday—and now you can know for certain, for a starting bid of $1...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 172,066 reads 114 comments

  12. Kanye Puts the 'I Feel Like Kobe' Shirt He Wore to Kobe's Last Game Up for Sale

    Kanye West passed on the No. 24 jersey and instead opted for his own purple-and-gold threads for Kobe Bryant 's farewell on Wednesday night—and now, you can own it too...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 56,650 reads 90 comments

  13. Byron Scott Comments on Future with Lakers, Fan Criticism and More

    With the confetti now settled following Kobe Bryant 's final game, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott must look to the future and his place with the franchise after posting a 38-126 record over the last two seasons...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 8 months ago 16,022 reads 147 comments

  14. LA Lakers Paid Immeasurable Price for Kobe Bryant's Farewell Tour

    The Los Angeles Lakers closed out their 2015-16 season Wednesday night with perhaps the defining performance of Kobe Bryant ’s career...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 8 months ago 240,356 reads 251 comments

  15. Staples Center Sells Record $1.2 Million of Kobe Bryant Merchandise in Last Game

    Kobe Bryant wasn’t the only one racking up some shocking numbers Wednesday night. During the Los Angeles Lakers star’s final game, the Staples Center sold $1...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 months ago 43,363 reads 74 comments

  16. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, April 14, 2016

    Fact: Kobe Bryant (37) is the oldest player in NBA history to score 60 points in a single game. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 8 months ago 11,123 reads 17 comments

  17. Kobe Bryant's Stats, Highlights and Reaction from Final NBA Game

    Kobe Bryant called it quits Wednesday night in a way only he could. While the Los Angeles Lakers appeared destined for a loss to the Utah Jazz in the final game of the Black ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 91,561 reads 13 comments

  18. Kobe Bryant Puts Exclamation Point on Career with Surreal, Epic Finale

    LOS ANGELES — The last game of Kobe Bryant ’s career—arguably the most lionized in NBA history—began like just about every other game this season: with ...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 8 months ago 234,658 reads 488 comments

  19. Fans Across the Globe Send Farewell Messages to Kobe Bryant

    Greatness has no borders. Greatness belongs to no one country. And for the better part of 20 years, greatness has worn purple and gold...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 8 months ago 16,679 reads 21 comments

  20. Kobe Bryant to Grace Cover of 'NBA 2K17' Legend Edition

    Hours before Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant takes the court for the final time, 2K Sports announced plans to keep the Black Mamba's legend alive forever...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 8 months ago 23,616 reads 31 comments

  21. Fan Paints Kobe Bryant Portrait on Belly for Lakers Star's Final Career Road Game

    Fans are pulling out all the stops for the Black Mamba Farewell Tour—belly art included. One fan paid quite the tribute to Kobe Bryant for the Los Angeles Lakers star's ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 12,467 reads 14 comments

  22. Kendrick Lamar Performs Special Tribute for Kobe Bryant Dubbed 'Fade to Black'

    Kendrick Lamar is on a mission to help you understand what the legacy of Kobe Bryant has meant to the City of Angels...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 88,388 reads 135 comments

  23. Who Faces Tougher Offseason, LA Lakers or NY Knicks?

    It has been the worst of times and the slightly less worst of times for two storied basketball franchises—the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 8 months ago 18,888 reads 98 comments

  24. Lakers Say Kobe Bryant's Last Game Will Be a 'Zircus,' Pull out All the Stops

    The Los Angeles Lakers are (understandably) out of actual words to describe Kobe Bryant 's final game. "The game is going to be a 'zircus'—a zoo and a circus," Lakers publicist John Black told the Los Angeles Times' Mike Bresnahan ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 8 months ago 101,805 reads 117 comments

  25. Rounding Up the Reasons Los Angeles Lakers Should Fire Byron Scott

    Byron Scott’s second season as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers was even worse than the first, when they set a franchise record with 61 losses...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 8 months ago 33,726 reads 108 comments