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Kobe mentoring draft prospect Hield

Buddy Hield may not know where he’s going to be drafted. But the University of Oklahoma star is seeking advice from a great source — Kobe Bryant. The future Hall of Fame guard has been counseling the soon-to-be NBA rookie. “He’s been a huge influence with the way he told me to approach the game,” Hield said, per Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated. “He said that, ...
Via Sportsnaut
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QUIZ: Name every player on the 2015-16 Los Angeles Lakers roster

The 2015-16 NBA season marked the worst in Los Angeles Lakers franchise history, even dating back to its days in Minneapolis. Can you name the 15 players who were on this Lakers squad?
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On LeBron and Giving Credit Where It’s Due

There are three unwritten rules to Kobe Bryant standom. Remind yourself daily that he is the best player to touch a basketball since Michael Jordan. Make it your mission to tear down any threat to The Mamba’s place on the all-time list. Cherish and protect the man’s legacy as “the greatest” with your life. All three statutes went up in flames Sunday night when LeBron James...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant to appear in Chinese reality TV show

Kobe Bryant is going to be doing more than fighting ghosts this summer. Although maybe there was a clue as to Bryant’s offseason agenda during his Ghostbusters ad which debuted during the NBA Finals. “My vision is bigger than that,” said the Black Mamba at the beginning of the spot. “We built a whole studio in China!” While we don’t know anything about any mysterious...
Via Awful Announcing
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kobe Bryant vs. Indiana Pacers

Kobe Bryant's best moments against the Indiana Pacers. | Best memories against the Miami Heat: | Best memories against Celtics:
Via Lakers Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George named his dog Kobe

Kobe Bryant received a number of touching tributes from NBA teams during his retirement tour last season, but Indiana Pacers star Paul George may have paid him the best compliment of all. George brought home a new pit bull to his family this week, and guess what he named him? Shoutout my buddies @bullybeachouse for the amazing pitbull! My daughter and I love him as you...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant: NBA should shorten the season

Now in retirement, five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant is changing his stance on just how much players should be pushing themselves during the season. Bryant, who once made it very clear that he’s willing to push his body to tremendous lengths to accomplish big goals, has never really been a proponent of shortening the NBA season. That’s no longer the case. “You can’t lose...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant on last game: ‘I still can’t believe it happened’

Recently retired former Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is coming off a final year in the NBA that saw him showered with praise and respect from fans in nearly every city the Association plays in. It was also a disastrous season for Bryant and his Lakers. The team finished with 17 wins, its worst mark in franchise history. Meanwhile, Bryant capped off his Hall of Fame worthy...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant’s first retirement gig: ‘Ghostbusters’ cameo?

Kobe Bryant isn’t wasting any time diving into post-NBA activities. The recently retired Los Angeles Lakers star rode off into the sunset with a 60-point showing in the final game of his storied career, and it looks like his first retirement gig is on the silver screen. The Players’ Tribune followed Bryant for the shooting of an apparent cameo in the upcoming “Ghostbusters”...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Hollywood elite advising Kobe Bryant on production company

Kobe Bryant is spending his time going all-in on a new venture, and he is picking the brains of a team of stars in the process. No, I’m not talking about anything basketball-related. I’m talking about Bryant’s publishing and production company, Kobe Inc., and the advice he solicits from Hollywood heavyweights Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams, and Jerry Bruckheimer. “I mean...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

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